Wyck Stories

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Chairs for Children

Taking a Little Seat by Rachel Hertzberg, Bryn Mawr student and Wyck’s Collections Intern, Summer 2018 In most upper-class American homes in the 18th and 19th centuries, children lived totally

Collections Corner

Richard Wistar’s Chair Wyck has an assortment of hidden treasures within her rooms, treasures you’ll only discover by coming for a tour. One particularly fun piece is a large walnut

Wyck Brew is Best

Wyck has an impressive history of brewing. Reuben Haines “the Elder,” owner of Wyck House in the late 1700s, opened a brewery in Philadelphia called “Haines and Sons.” This was

Oak Tea Caddy

This oak tea caddy with a bronze lock is a true treasure of the Wyck collection. Atop the lid is a metal plate that states, “Made from one of the

Farmers Blog for October 28

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart/bunch Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggplant $3.00/lb Endive/Escarole $2.00/head Fennel (baby bulbs) $2.50/bunch Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each Kale $2.50/bunch Lettuce head

Farmers Blog for October 21st

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart/bunch Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggplant $3.00/lb Endive/Escarole $2.00/head Fennel (baby bulbs) $2.50/bunch Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each Kale $2.50/bunch Lettuce head

Farmer’s Blog for October 14, 2016

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST: Arugula $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart or $2.50/bunch Cherry Tomatoes $3.50/pint Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggs (limited quantity) $3.00/half dozen Eggplant $3.00/lb Garlic $1.00/bulb Hot peppers $.50/each

THIS WEEK’S HARVEST:   Arugula $2.50/bag Baby Kale $2.50/bag Butternut Squash $1.50/lb Carrots $3.00/quart or $2.50/bunch Cherry Tomatoes $3.50/pint Collard Greens $2.50/bunch Eggs (limited quantity) $3.00/half dozen Eggplant $3.00/lb Garlic