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2013

February 2nd
 
 
April 26-27

April 15-16
Cheese and Wine

May 4
 

  August 3, 17, Sept. 7
 
 
 
October 11-12
Mediterranean  Cooking Demo
 

  November 21-23 Turkeys and Tinsel 

Looking to host a Murder Mystery ? Contact us and we can arrange one for your group

 

 

Our culinary tours have been featured in the Washington Post . Check out what they had to say!

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Bookmark this page for new and exciting demos and culinary tours coming up next year. We have been at the drawing boards and have come up with all kinds of great things. We will be heading back for more wine trying out new and exciting venues.

The cooking demos are always a way to immerse yourself into the Local Culture. We bring you up close and personal with everything Lancaster! Whether here for one of our tours or cooking demos, you are sure to see the sustainability of Lancaster County.   Be sure to watch for all the exciting things that are coming up for 2011 and beyond.

 

Herbal Essence

A Day in Search of Herbs and How to Cook With Them

May 4, 2013

That's exactly right... A literal GREEN TOUR! This culinary tour takes you on an expedition throughout the Amish Countryside right in the beginning of growing season. With a fresh look at "herbs", the Harvest Moon  brings to you different ways on how to enjoy these versatile plants. From medicinal to culinary, we go over the basics of how to plant, harvest and what history has said over many different varieties.

We start the day with an "herb" exploration and then right into our kitchen to begin demonstrating with the ingredients we just picked up. Our tour brings you to both Amish and Mennonite nurseries that produce and sell hundreds of different unusual varieties. 

What's Included:

  • Herb inspired Cooking Demo and Tasting
  •  Lecture on the many uses of fresh herbs
  • A visit to of our Local Greenhouses 
  • A fine gift from your innkeeper.

To find out more about this unique Lancaster County experience, click here....

BELLA LUNA WEEKEND

  March 22-23 and May 17-18, 2013

A tour through some of Italy's most respected Culinary Venues.

Forget the passport, Chef Carl is at it again bringing to you some of Italy's most intriguing menus. With visits to the seaside city of Venice to The famed Alpine state of Sud Tyrol, Chef explores the culinary contributions these two very unique areas have to offer and how the connection with the land here in Lancaster County is the perfect place to replicate this cuisine. With two or three day options, your visit will be an "edutaining" experience!

What's included:

  • Welcome Gourmet Italian Dinner
  • Antipasto Cheese Tasting
  • A collection of Italian recipes
  • Regional Italian Cooking Demo
  • A "Farm to Table" approach to gathering local ingredients
  • A fine gift from your host

To find out more about this exciting demonstration click here...

A HARVEST MOON - LANCASTER COUNTY CULINARY "INNTENSIVE"

Crunchy, Organic & Granola...

A Natural, Wholesome Look at the Organic side of Culinary in Lancaster County

July 13, 2013

This tour brings to you the natural side of Lancaster County from Wholesome and natural to organic and tasty. “The Crunchy Tour” combines culinary with an understanding towards an unrefined approach towards good food.

What's Included:

  • A self Guided Tour with Chef Carl discovering the Organic side of Lancaster
  • Lectures, Instructions and Tours at farms, shops and roadside stands
  • Lunch with an Organic Theme in mind
  • A fine gift from your innkeeper

To find out more about being included in the Murder Mystery and more, click here...

A HARVEST MOON - LANCASTER COUNTY CULINARY "INNTENSIVE"

September 21, 2013

DUTCH HARVEST

A journey through Lancaster County discovering why Lancaster has become the Culinary Envy of South Central PA.  This self guided tour takes you through the back roads to some of our local purveyors, farmers and best little road-side stands around. End this tour with a lunch and discussion at one of our local gourmet hot-spots. 


What's Included:

  • A self guided tour with Chef Carl in the lead to local purveyors, farmers and the best of road-side stands in Lancaster
  • Lectures and discussions based in the the Harvest Time in Lancaster
  • Gourmet Lunch at end of tour
  • A welcome gift from your innkeeper

To find out more about this unique excursion, click here....

 

Mediterranean Cooking Demo

October 11-12, 2013

Yes, Olives, Lemons and Ancient Grains...OH MY. Step out of your comfort zone and enjoy an exploration across the many lands of the Mediterranean. This one will show many cultures that all have one thing in common, a sea the holds them together in many ways.  

 

The highlight of this Culinary weekend is a evening of fine dining on Friday night at one of our local  Restaurants

Whats included:

  • A "getting to know you" evening at a local Restaurant
  • A cheese tasting of fine Gluten Free Offerings
  • Hands on Culinary Demo featuring a Gluten Free Meal
  • A fine welcome gift from your innkeeper
  • A collection of recipes 

For more information or to book your tour, click here...

 

TURKEYS & TINSEL…

November 21 – 24, 2012:

The Harvest Moon introduces a holiday event that reflects the memories of long ago by combining the best of two favorite holidays.  With a two day package, the Folks at the "Moon" have brought to you a list of activities that include sight seeing, culture exploring, outlet shopping and of course great food. This is one of the more relaxed cooking weekends we offer. The weekend is all about enjoying family time before the rush of the Holiday season grabs a hold of you. The highlight of this two day package is a Thanksgiving inspired brunch served on Thanksgiving Day.

What's included?

  • American Music Theater's Christmas Show
  • Lancaster Outlets coupon booklet
  • Entrance to the National Christmas Center
  • Thursday Morning Thanksgiving Brunch
  • A Gift of Lights Pass at Elizabeth Christmas Tree Farm
  • A $50 Gift Card for Ultra Diamonds
  • Two Nights Lodging (either Wednesday-Thursday or Thursday-Friday)

Find out more by clicking here...

CHEESE, WINE & MURDER


Have you ever murdered someone after enjoying a night of cheese and wine... Well maybe tonight will be your first time? 

March 11 and November 16, 2013

Cheese.... Wine.... Murder! What comes first? This dastardly evening is planned with the back drop of a twenties style speak-easy in mind and you may be the murderer. This weekend is truly a culinary excursion as we bring to you the connection that both cheese and wine have with one another and then we knock someone off with a Murder Mystery Party like none other.

In a weekend with fine food, discussions of cheese in Lancaster and an artistic look into the art of wine making, this tour is sure to entice, intrigue, and bring laughter to any group that might attend.

What's Included:

  • Character in the Cheese and Wine Murder Mystery
  • Wine Tasting paired with cheese
  • Artisan cheese inspired  hors d'oeuvres 
  • A fine gift from your innkeeper

To find out more about this all inclusive package, click here...

CHOCOLATE & MURDER

Have you ever Murdered Someone after enjoying a night of Chocolate and Wine... Well maybe this night will be your first time? 

February 22-23, 2013

What could be better than the sweet combination of both Chocolate and Wine; and could there be a better time to explore how well the two go together while murdering someone. This weekend is truly a culinary excursion as we bring to you the connection that both Chocolate and Wine have with one another and then we knock someone off with a Murder Mystery Party like none other.

In a weekend with fine food, the history of Chocolate in Lancaster and an artistic look into the art of wine making, this tour is sure to entice, intrigue, and bring laughter to any group that might attend.

What's Included:

  • Character in the Chocolate and Wine Murder Mystery
  • An artistic approach to chocolate enhanced hors d'oeuvres
  • A fine gift from your innkeeper

To find out more about this delicious tour, click here...

DRIPPING IN CHOCOLATE COOKING DEMONSTRATION

FEBRUARY 2, 2013

Chocolate... It's not just a Candy Thing

Join us on a exploration as we discover some of Lancaster's great contributions to the world of Chocolate. The weekend is filled with just about everything chocolate that one can imagine. From dining certificates to chocolate massages for the two of you, this romantic weekend will be filled with crazy warm indulgences. Saturday is rounded out with a cooking demo to show you that chocolate is not just used for candy. We'll include this dark medium in several new and unique ways. 

What's included:

  • Gift-card for two for the Chocolate Cafe 
  • A Chocolate Covered Massage for two
  • A Chocolate Inspired Cooking Demo
  • Recipes Utilizing Chocolate
  • A fine gift from your Innkeeper

To find out more, click here...

GLUTEN FREE COOKING DEMO

 

Gluten Free Cooking Demo

April 26-27, 2013

Help... I need a great Gluten Free Meal? Is this the question you keep asking yourself? Well this one will sure bring to light new and exciting recipes that everyone can enjoy.

The highlight of this Culinary weekend is a evening of fine dining on Friday night at one of our local  Restaurants

Whats included:

    A "getting to know you" evening at a local Restaurant
    A cheese tasting of fine Gluten Free Offerings
    Hands on Culinary Demo featuring a Gluten Free Meal
    A fine welcome gift from your innkeeper
    A collection of recipes

For more information or to book your tour, click here...

To find out more about this exciting demonstration click here...

ITALIAN COOKING SERIES FEATURING TUSCAN AND NORTHERN ITALIAN CUISINE

FORGET THE PASSPORTS... ITALY IS RIGHT HERE IN LANCASTER COUNTY

BELLA LUNA WEEKEND

  March 22-23 and May 17-18 2013

A tour through some of Italy's most respected Culinary Venues.

Forget the passport, Chef Carl is at it again bringing to you some of Italy's most intriguing menus. With visits to the seaside city of Venice to The famed Alpine state of Sud Tyrol, Chef explores the culinary contributions these two very unique areas have to offer and how the connection with the land here in Lancaster County is the perfect place to replicate this cuisine. With two or three day options, your visit will be an "edutaining" experience!

What's included:

  • Welcome Gourmet Italian Dinner
  • Antipasto Cheese Tasting
  • A collection of Italian recipes
  • Regional Italian Cooking Demo
  • A "Farm to Table" approach to gathering local ingredients
  • A fine gift from your host

To find out more about this exciting demonstration, click here...

A HARVEST MOON - LANCASTER COUNTY CULINARY "INNTENSIVE"

Lancaster County Cheese Crawl Two more dates just added

  August 3, 17, September 7,  2013

Have you ever heard of a beer crawl? Well this is the "bovine" version of it... featuring nothing but the best of Local artisan cheese. This self guided tour with Chef Carl in the Lead will bring you to some of our local dairy farmers producing only the best of what Lancaster County has to offer. 

What's included:

  • A self guided tour with Chef Carl in the lead
  • Lectures, tastings and explanations of the local cheese scene 
  • A cheese inspired lunch
  • A fine gift from your host

To find out more about this exciting demonstration click here:

Baking for the Holidays... 

  December 6-7, 2012:

A first for us here at the Harvest Moon! Get ready for the Holidays as we dig deep into baking for this festive time of year. In a weekend filled with local entertainment, the Harvest Moon brings to you the sights, sounds and smells of an Old Fashioned Christmas. Lancaster County is known for many great bakeries, we bring those talents to our guest. As we "sift" through local recipes here at the "Moon", our guests begin a day of baking an array of great holiday cookies, desserts, and breads. With both sweet and savory on the prep list, the Holiday season is sure to be a winner.

Whats included:

  • A Chef's collection of well loved personal and local baking recipes
  • Tour of a local Amish Bakery
  • Holiday Baking Demo
  • A $50 Gift Card for Ultra Diamonds
  • Welcome reception at the Harvest Moon on Friday night showcasing the areas finest contributions to baking
  • Town wide holiday celebrations and local tree lighting
  • A fine gift from the Harvest Moon
  • Tickets to the National Christmas Center

To find out more information, please click here:


Harvest Moon Bed and Breakfast
311 E Main Street, New Holland, Pennsylvania 17557 - - Innkeepers: Carl Kosko
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