What a Crock in Quakertown, PA

outside view of the quakertown farmers market | meal kit delivery

 

Quakertown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with an estimated population of just under nine thousand. This quaint township is slightly south of Allentown and Bethlehem and North of Philadelphia, making it the keystone between the larger Delaware Valley and Lehigh Valley.

 

History

Quakertown was originally settled by the Quakers, sometimes referred to as the Religious Society of Friends, but did not receive its name until the first post office opened in 1803. This area of Pennsylvania has strong ties to both the Revolutionary War and Civil War. First, in 1777, during the American Revolutionary War, wagons carrying the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Allentown stopped in Quakertown, and the bell was stored in the town overnight. The Civil War, too, influenced the small village of Quakertown as it became a commercial manufacturing center as the conflict caused national economic expansion.

If you visit Quakertown today, you will see a booming community that provides a diverse infrastructure of transportation, utilities, and healthcare.

 

Transportation

Four state highways directly serve Quakertown and create a central hub for accessing major cities in Pennsylvania. PA routes 309, 313, 663, and PA 212 all intersect Quakertown in some facet. Private transportation routes are not the only benefits offered. Quakertown also provides intercity bus service and a general aviation airport.

 

Utilities

The borough offers various services to the businesses and residents of Quakertown. The borough provided electricity until 1969, before deciding to purchase it wholesale. The district still operates its own water wells, storage facilities, and wastewater treatment plant. The city has remained up-to-date with advances in modern culture but continues to provide its own services as a self-sustaining community.

 

Health Care

St. Lukes University Health Network was opened in June of 1930 and currently offers an emergency room, as well as various inpatient and outpatient services including women’s health, surgical, heart and vascular, radiology, and wound care. Also,, Grand View Health and the Lehigh Valley Health Network offer additional outpatient services such as laboratory, x-rays, and cardiac testing.

 

Things to Do

  • Are you a nature lover? If you are, visit Nockamixon State Park. There are several activities like picnicking, swimming, hiking, biking, disc golf, hunting, fishing, or boating. The park is open every day of the year and is the perfect place to visit for the day or the weekend.
  • Another popular destination is the Quakertown Farmers Market which is Upper Bucks County’s largest and most visited attraction because it features 100s of business and entertainment on site. This is also where you will find us, What a Crock.

 

Who We Are

We provide busy individuals like yourself with made from scratch meals that only need to be placed in a slow cooker in the morning and enjoyed in the evening. Our meals are prepared from fresh products, and we do not use any added preservatives. Each meal is chef crafted, and there are various meal bundles and options to suit your individual needs.

If you are working two jobs, busy doing home improvement projects, a single parent, or just someone looking for an easier alternative for dinner, give What a Crock a call today at 484-494-4372. We cannot wait to save you money and time on dinner and to help provide your family with a gourmet meal made right from home.

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