The Food Trust
The Food Trust helped organize a few special pre-Thanksgiving, mid-week farmers’ markets Wednesday.
“If you turn the corner store around, you will turn the neighborhood around,” Pa. state representative Dwight Evans said at the introduction of a pilot program in North Philadelphia.
A Mt. Airy festival, a citywide global marketing event, and a Rittenhouse Row “crawl” are on this week’s What’s Cooking.
A weekly farmers’ market opens in Old City, a West Philadelphia restaurant holds a seafood extravaganza for charity, and a nonprofit organization readies for its third nighttime market event of the season.
This week on “What’s Cooking,” Hadas Kuznits reports on an upcoming beer festival, a wine festival, and a nighttime food market.
A Philadelphia-based nonprofit is expanding its effort to put healthier food in corner stores in the area.
“It’s all in the messaging,” says Sandy Sherman, director of nutrition education for the Philadelphia-based Food Trust.
Buying fresh local products isn’t just good for you, it benefits farmers, ranchers and artisans. Check out Headhouse Farmers’ Market in Philly for a great time and some wonderful food.
“Vernick” opens near 21st and Walnut, “Spiga” near 13th and Locust, and a center city hotel hosts “Taste of the Nation” to benefit anti-hunger programs in the Delaware Valley.