Spring Greens & Hot Bacon Dressing

Spring Greens & Hot Bacon Dressing

Nutritious greens make up for the yummy bacon fat!

6 slices bacon

½ cup sugar or stevia if you are keto

1 T. cornstarch or xanthan gum if keto (we use Bob’s Red Mill)

1 egg

¼ c. vinegar

1 cp. Water

¼ tsp salt

In large skillet, fry bacon. Remove bacon and crumbles. To drippings, add sweetener of choice, starch of choice, egg, vinegar, water and salt and crumbled bacon. Cook until thickens, pour hot over fresh kale, spring greens, spinach or best of all, dandelion greens.


Recipe submitted by Dianna Heim, Franlin County Certified Tourism Ambassador

Spring Into History Conococheague Settlement Frontier & Colonial Tour

Spring Into History Conococheague Settlement Frontier & Colonial Tour

Step back 300 years and explore the earliest settlements of Franklin with the Franklin County Visitors Bureau Spring Into History Frontier & Colonial Tour on April 6, 9 AM to 4 PM. Participants will meet at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center to begin the tour with a brief overview of early Franklin County and early America. The tour takes in sites of frontier settlement and raids by the native tribes. Living history portrayers at Conococheague Institute and Fort Loudoun. Learn about these early residents of the Cumberland Valley. Glimpse their lifestyle, culture, customs, and challenges.

Single tickets are $50/ person or two tickets for $75. Bring a friend and save! Lunch is included along with several historical items and information pieces. Payments can be mailed to Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB), 15 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or dropped at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center. For those preferring to register online, the event is live on Eventbrite and can be accessed here. (Eventbrite includes a processing fee.)

Experience a new awareness of American history and gain respect for the frontier settlers in the Spring into History Conococheague Settlement Frontier & Colonial Tour.

Renfrew Museum & Park Seeks Executive Director

Renfrew Museum & Park Seeks Executive Director

Renfrew Museum and Park is seeking candidates for Executive Director.  The Executive Director acts as CEO of the organization, and reports directly to the non-profit Renfrew Committee Inc’s board of directors.  Responsibilities include mission, vision, and values adherence, strategic plan implementation, fundraising and financial development, fiscal management, staff management and development, collections management, and facilities oversight.

Renfrew is a beautifully restored 1800s Pennsylvania German farmstead and 107-acre community park.  Located in south central PA, approximately 75 miles from the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area and 25 miles from Gettysburg, Renfrew attracts tens of thousands of visitors per year.  Originally given to the Borough of Waynesboro by the Nicodemus family, the last private owners of this property, Renfrew Museum and Park opened in 1975.  Renfrew houses the largest public collection of Bell family and Shenandoah pottery in the nation and a fantastic collection of historic tools and artifacts.

Professional Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Museum, historic preservation, or related experience preferred
  • Five or more years senior nonprofit or business management experience preferred
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey a vision of Renfrew Museum and Park’s strategic plan to staff, board, volunteers and donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector
  • Marketing experience helpful
  • Strong collaborative skills and experience necessary
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
  • Strong public speaking skills

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to info@renfrewmuseum.org.  For more information, please visit our website www.renfrewmuseum.org.