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State College News- State College Food Bank Distributes Thanksgiving Meals

State College Food Bank Distributes almost 700 Thanksgiving Meals

The State College Food Bank has a mission to provide food security, directly or indirectly, to people in Centre County, ensuring that no one in Centre County goes hungry regardless or age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, creed, or disability.

The Food Bank is committed to making the community a better place through their missions and programs, and their primary focus is to ensure access to healthy and nutricious food for anyone who is in need of our support and assistance. 

700 residents in Centre County received a free Thanksgiving meal, to-go earlier this week. The ...

State College News- Small Business Saturday

State College News- Small Business Saturday

Venture downtown State College to support your local small business on November 28th during Small Business Saturday!

Small Business Saturday focuses around the local shops, who want people to shop small. This day is an American shopping holiday held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 

This Event falls right in the middle of the Holiday shopping season, which is considered the busiest time of the year for many stores. 

All these local small businesses have one thing in common, they agree shopping locally gives them a better connection with the companies, and now more than ever it is important to shop small in order to keep their business successful and running. 

Small Business Saturday was created in 2010, and local shop owners say each year it gains more attention.

"Beyond their size, small businesses are defined by their spirit. And at the helm are their intrepid founders—scrappy,...

State College Farmers Market - Covid Adjustments

State College Farmers Market - Covid Adjustments

People enjoy buying local, that is why the Farmer's Market is such an important event that has been taking place in Downtown State College for years. Everyone enjoys getting fresh produce, baked goods, flowers.. etc. 

The Farmers Market would normally offer a variety of different vendors and be open to the public Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Locust Lane. Participating farmers are required to personally produce everything they sell. The markets start outdoors the first week of May and run through the beginning of November.

Due to the pandemic, the amount of vendors for the Farmers Market have been adjusted.  There are half as many vendors that are taking part which has affected all participating in the Farmers Market.

It is still a delight that the Farmers Market is in fact taking place at the same...