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It's All Local Tasting Party: Bring an empty stomach to Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market on Saturday for this event. Visitors can fill up on free samples of products made in York, Lancaster and Lebanon counties from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the farm market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township.
Berry pies, artisan cheeses, fresh breads, caramel corn, chicken pot pie and other goodies will be available for tasting. For all the details, call 252-2540 or visit www.flinchbaughsorchard.com.
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Tastes of York County: The annual fundraiser and kickoff for the summer scavenger hunt by the York County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local features 20 local vendors of food and wine packed into three hours of sampling at Brown's Orchards and Farm Market near Loganville.
The event runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 21. In addition to the food and wine tasting, the fun includes a cooking demonstration and workshops on making herb vinegars, container gardening, backyard composting and more.
Tickets are $10 for adults (children under 12 get in free) and are on sale now at Brown's, 8892 Susquehanna Trail South; Flinchbaugh's, 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township; Sonnewald Natural Foods, 4796 Lehman Road, Spring Grove area; and the Dillsburg Farmers Market, 117 N. Baltimore St., Dillsburg.
For all the details, visit www.buyfreshbuylocalyork.com.
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Strawberry Festival: Love starting your summer with strawberries? Catch the 46th strawberry celebration at Christ Lutheran Church of Spry, 2385 S. Queen St., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The festival features activities and a bounce house for the kids as well as strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, chicken corn soup, sandwiches and baked goods for all ages. For all the details, call the church office at 741-4639.