Farm to table is a term that is heard just about everywhere you go these days. It’s all about using fresh, seasonal ingredients from local sources. It is important to know where your food comes from and Hawley is supporting that theory all over town. There are a few restaurants jumping on the fresh ingredient bandwagon and The Settlers Inn is one of them! Support local farmers and check out this list of the best farm to table restaurants in Hawley, PA.
The Lodge at Woodloch is home to TREE Restaurant and Bar. Chef Josh Tomson is very passionate about using local farm foods and it shows in his menu. Diners will delight on naturally-raised meat and fish and locally grown vegetables. Guests must be 16 years of age and resort casual wear is recommended in the restaurant. Dinner is served each evening from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm with reservations required. The Lodge at Woodloch is located at 109 River Birch Lane in Hawley.
If you’re looking for a farm to table fresh meal in the comfort of your own home, Mill Market at Hawley Silk Mill offers farm to table items on the Platters-To-Go menu from Cocoon Catering Company. Platters can include breakfast pastries, cheese plates, lunch and appetizers and full meals with sides for dinner. The staff can also help you create a custom item if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Mill Market’s mission is to move local products from source to consumer in support of a sustainable local economy.
Also at Hawley Silk Mill is Cocoon Coffee House which uses local farm ingredients in their menu items. Cocoon is open daily from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Their quiche and paninis use farm fresh eggs as one of their ingredients and local vegetables in their seasonal soups and side items. Their menu is affordable and the environment is cozy and worth a stop when visiting the shops at Hawley Silk Mill.
Here at The Settlers Inn, we offer a full-service farm to table restaurant on the property for the convenience of our guests and visitors. We believe the use of local products helps to continue the tradition of small farming in the community. Chef Ben Sutter creates his menu with the help of the seasons and the use of local fresh ingredients. Featured menu items include the Lehigh Valley Corn and Purple Potato Chowder or an appetizer of Mountain Dell Farms Lettuce with Black Mission Figs, Goat Cheese, Cashews and Charred Fennel, or finish with an entrée of Grilled Liberty Gardens Eggplant with Late Harvest Tomato Bruschetta Sauce. It is no wonder with their seasonal menu, that the restaurant was the winner of the Open Table Diner’s Choice for 2015. Pair your dinner with a drink from Settlers award-winning wine menu and you are all set for a perfect dining experience.
When you come to dine with us, we would love to have you stay with us too. Now through November 22nd you can take advantage of our Fall Foodies Getaway special. You’ll get the pleasure of staying in one of our Queen rooms; dine on a three-course dinner for two at our award-winning restaurant, welcome wine upon arrival and a full country breakfast for 2 the next day. This special is good for a stay on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday nights. Call us at 570-226-2993 and we’ll help you book your reservation.
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