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  • Recipes for a Healthier Fourth of July

    June 29, 2018 - This Fourth of July celebrate with one of these nutritious, easy, and tasty recipes. Appetizers When you make recipes at home, you are better able to control the salt, sugar, and fat that goes into them. A homemade black bean and corn salsa is as easy as opening three cans! When using canned goods, look […]
  • Kids Eat FREE: Summer Meals in Philadelphia 2018

    June 27, 2018 - What are Summer Meals? The Summer Meals Program provides free meals to kids while school is out, helping them get the nutritious food they need to stay healthy all summer long. There are no income requirements, ID, or registration in qualifying areas. The Coalition against Hunger shows more than 1,000 places in Philadelphia that serve free meals […]
  • 2018 Farmer’s Markets!

    June 27, 2018 - 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 2018 Farmer’s Markets and Farm Stands: […]
  • Health Justice Summit 2018

    April 26, 2018 - Health justice is the idea that everyone should be able to live a long, happy and healthy life, regardless of race, ability or zip code. On a Saturday morning in mid-March, nearly 250 people came together from local community, organizations, government, businesses, and universities in the name of health justice. The half-day event featured panels, […]
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Friday, 20 July 2018 7:23 pm

Today at 6pm FREE adult swimming lessons at Hunting Park Recreation Center. More info: http://phillypowered.org/event/free-adult-swimming-lessons/?instance_id=17989


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Friday, 20 July 2018 4:00 pm

Saturday is farmers market day in West Philly. Free health screenings while you shop at Overbrook Farmers Market!

The Food Trust | At Farmers Markets

Established in 2008, this market is located at the Overbrook Presbyterian Church and has a loyal following of residents in the neighborhood who make this market a regular part of their Saturday mornings.


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