Category Archives: Food

Foodstruck brings foot traffic to York businesses

More than 8,500 people filled downtown York Friday night for the second Foodstruck event.¬†When I read Christina Clarke’s (You probably know her as the owner of Sunrise Soap) comments on the YDR Facebook post below, I had to share it … Continue reading

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Frozen Giant turkey finally cooked one year later

Last year, I got a free 20-pound turkey from Giant. I just like free things. But, to be honest, I didn’t know what to do with it. (Aside from posing it in weird positions.) I’m usually a pretty good cook, … Continue reading

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My rules for impulse purchases at the grocery store

I tend to grocery shop hungry, so I developed rules to keep myself from impulse shopping.

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Reporters never unplug, especially with a longhorn on the loose in West York

Before last month, I had never chased down a long-horned steer. And, when I finally had the chance, I didn’t do so in an attempt to check something off my bucket list. But, if anyone asks if I ever tracked … Continue reading

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Update on the Blueberry Girls

The girls are still working toward their goal, but making significant progress.

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Would you eat at a restaurant that failed its health inspection?

Last week, a food sanitarian temporarily closed the Glen Grille, a restaurant at Regents’ Glen Country Club in Spring Garden Township. The state cleared the restaurant to open the next day after an exterminator treated the eatery. Like any other … Continue reading

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Local farm featured on national website

Spoutwood Farm Center located in Codorus Township was recently featured on the website of the organization Certified Naturally Grown. The certification is available to farms that do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs. Similar to USDA certified … Continue reading

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Are dollar stores the answer to urban food deserts?

This week while researching my story about the rise of dollar stores in York County, I had an epiphany. Dollar stores, with a smaller footprint than grocery stores or big box stores, can — and do — fit easily into … Continue reading

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Rough winter makes way for healthy summer in crab populations

Crab populations in the Chesapeake Bay seem to be healthy, according to the latest report.

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Got dairy?

Rutter’s releases special blog posts in honor of National Dairy Month.

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