Plant-based nutritionist and nutrition educator Kathryn Pollard has been an advocate of plant-based nutrition for years, and now the State College woman is writing a book that connects nutrition, climate change and party planning.
Koo-Weh Nana is a State College, Pa., company that specializes in baklava. The owner acquired certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and began working with the Small Business Development Center at Penn State.
There’s certainly no shortage of holiday dining options in Happy Valley this season. Whether you crave a traditional feast with all the trimmings, or just something to satiate your sweet tooth, the restaurants and festivities around the county have you covered.
Bagel Crust Cafe has started a Latin food night called BCC El Gloton at its State College, Pa., location. The menu includes steak and chicken empanadas, arroz con pollo, yucca, plantains and an array of Colombian soups.
A new cafe opened inside the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Created by Saxbys, based out of Philadelphia and known for its innovative Experiential Learning Program, the 3,200-square-foot cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Greenspace, an indoor farming company in central Pa., sells microgreens at farmers markets including the Boalsburg Farmers Market. It’s an initiative of Blue Marble Space, a nonprofit looking at space exploration.
Mushroom beef burgers were created in a partnership between Rising Spring Meat Company, Happy Valley Meat Company, Drexel University and Kitchen Incb. The project looks to address the overabundance of ground beef.
Happy Dishes food trailer opened in June in State College. It features comfort food, soul food and other dishes and can be found on Science Park Road and the former Denny’s parking lot on North Atherton Street.
Schauflers’ Wild Blumen Farm produces vegetable oils in Gatesburg, Pa. produces vegetable oils. The oils are sold at the Pine Grove Mills Farmers Market, Way Fruit Farm, Friends and Farmers Online Market.