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  • 2017 Farmers Markets!

    June 19, 2017 - Farmer’s markets are a great place to get fresh, quality, locally-grown produce. There are over 60 farmer’s markets in Philadelphia. Most markets accept SNAP, Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) WIC and Senior vouchers and Philly Food Bucks, a coupon incentive program for SNAP recipients. Download the full list of 2017 farmer’s markets and farm stands […]
  • Memorial Day Recipes

    May 26, 2017 - It’s the unofficial start of summer and we’ve gathered some recipes to get the season started. Some others: Salad: Summer Tomato, Onion, and Cucumber Salad Note: May replace rice vinegar with balsamic vinegar or apple cider vinegar Meats/Protein: Sweet and Savory Grilled Chicken (Recipe): Minted Tomato, Onion & Glazed Tofu Kebabs (Recipe): […]
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

    March 8, 2017 - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day on Wednesday, March 8. As the nation’s food and nutrition experts, registered dietitian nutritionists are committed to improving the health of their patients and community. We wanted to take this time to spotlight the work of dietitians that work with Get Healthy Philly. Check out  […]
  • Celebrate Black History Month

    February 17, 2017 - Celebrating Black History Month with Healthy Role Models Black History Month is a time to celebrate a culture and remember those who have made great strides throughout history. Many of these significant African American figures have proven to be role models in many ways. Not only have we seen strong men and women fight for […]
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Thursday, 22 June 2017 3:01 pm

We get so excited this time every year and that's because the pools start to open TODAY. Did you know that Philly's pool history runs deep. Check out the schedule and read some fun facts about our city's pools

2017 public pool season in Philadelphia has begun! | Office of the Mayor | Posts

Our first public pools were closed-off sections of our city's rivers. Here's the fascinating history — and 2017's opening schedule!

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Thursday, 22 June 2017 2:01 pm

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

PHLpreK is now enrolling children in FREE quality pre-K for the 2017-18 academic year!

Learn how to sign-up:

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