From Farm to Table to Book to Book Basket!

Hunterdon Land Trust Farm to Table Book Basket

Here’s a book basket filled with signed copies and book-related goodies I’m donating to the Hunterdon Land Trust for the upcoming Farm to Table Dinner Gala silent auction. All proceeds benefit the HTL’s efforts to protect the places we love! Check out the chefs! Check out the menus!

p.s. I’ll be signing books and conducting children’s activities at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market on Sunday, October 4. Hope to see you there!

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Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill: A Delicious Place to Visit, after Reading From Apple Trees to Cider, Please!

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill  apple barrel What do you need to make apple cider? Apples—and lots of them!

Here’s a barrelful we encountered last weekend at the Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill in gorgeous Chester, New Jersey.

Tomorrow I’ll add details to this entry on our fun and delicious visit, but for now I wanted to get some photos posted. Enjoy!

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Cider Jug

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Cinnamon Cider Doughnuts!A special thanks to the farm’s owner, and cider meister and apple of his eye, for posing with my new book. I’m also delighted to relate that you now can purchase a signed copy of From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! at the farm’s fragrant and irresistible bakery!

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Owner with Apple Trees!Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill cider meister with my book and the apple of his eyeHacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Cider SignHacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill in action better photoHacklebarney Cider Mill Cider Dog Stand SignHacklebarney Cider Mill Cider Dog

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Baked Goods

See these smiles? That’s what everyone was doing, plus drinking cider, and eating cider dogs and doughnuts. What a lovely afternoon!

Hacklebarney Farm and Cider Mill Visitors

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Fall Book Giveaway

Fall-Book-Giveway-with-Albert-Whitman-and-CoHere’s a review of my latest book by Queen of the Land of Twigs ‘N Berries, a blogger from the Midwest who is also sponsoring a giveaway of some of Albert Whitman’s newest books:

Heading on an apple picking adventure this fall?  Well don’t walk out the door until you read the creative “From Apple Trees to Cider, Please!”  This book will give your little one a preview of all of the fun things you can do while at an apple orchard and will educate them about how apples are harvest and made into delicious products like cider.  Foodies, both young and old, will enjoy the farm to table approach to this book and it will undoubtedly get your taste buds watering.

Visit Fall Themed Books and Giveaway for details on how to enter!

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