About PhillyHomegrown VisitPhilly.com
Homegrown Blog: What's New and Local

Greener Partners Presents: The Second Annual World’s Greatest Farmer Showdown, Sunday, November 4

Join Greener Partners on Sunday, November 4th for The World’s Greatest Farmer Showdown, a unique, family-friendly event to celebrate local farmers.

Billed as a “lumberjack festival-meets-farmers market” and set on the beautiful, 90-acre Longview Center for Agriculture, the Farmer Showdown will feature teams from area farms vying for prizes and glory. Teams will compete in contests such as the Pumpkin Shot Put, Wheel Barrow Obstacle Course and a farmer-led Harvesting Competition.

Local cooks are encouraged to enter the Chili Cook-off, with the winner receiving a farm-fresh Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the fixin’s for 6-8 people! Registration is $25 and is open now online.

There will be live music from the Whiskeyhickon Boys, kiddie crafts and delicious farm-fresh food and drink from vendors including Victory Brewing, Farm Formage, Pulse Desserts and our good friend Maris McClellan will be on hand from Food In Jars.

Second Annual World’s Greatest Farmer Showdown
Where: Longview Center for Agriculture, 3215 Stump Hall Road, Collegeville, PA
When: November 4, Noon to 5PM
Cost: $5 per carload, $25 to register to compete in the Chili Cook-off
More info: Farmer Showdown Website

Also See

Local Food Blogs

Homegrown on uwishunu

Roundup: Our Top Picks For The Best Old-School Diners In Philadelphia

Uwishunu has caught a case of Oscar Fever. With all the buzz around Silver Linings Playbook and its eight oscar nominations this Sunday, we couldn’t help but get caught up in it all. We’ve rounded up our top picks for Oscar Viewing parties on Sunday; we’ve put together a Silver Linings-themed itinerary of Philadelphia; and […]

Teuscher Chocolates Of Switzerland Declared Best Chocolate In The World By National Geographic

Teuscher Chocolates, whose Philly outpost is one of only ten in the U.S., has been declared the Best Chocolate in the World by National Geographic who, just over a year ago, gave us some dessert love by naming Capogiro the #1 ice cream spot in the world. Dolf Teuscher founded his chocolate house 70 years […]

Greensgrow Farms To Host Its Annual Holiday Bazaar, December 8-9 And 15-16

There's a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are upon us. That, in turn, means that it's time to start thinking about decorating and gifting. If you're looking to go green — literally and figuratively — this holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Bazaar at Greensgrow Farms. The event runs two […]

Art In The Age Presents "Jerky And Jeans" With Norman Porter And Side Project Jerky Tonight, First Friday, November 2

If fashion design is up your alley, you won't want to miss this "tailor-made" event. Norman Porter, a local denim, canvas and leather company, will be demonstrating how to construct denim jeans at Art in the Age on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn the fascinating process of denim and leather crafting […]