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  • Philadelphia Hospitals Offer Healthier Options with Good Food, Healthy Hospitals

    September 13, 2017 - The CDC recognizes our The Good Food, Healthy Hospitals (GFHH) initiative as a success story. Click here to learn more about the GFHH initiative.
  • Healthy & Fun Recipes for Labor Day Weekend

    August 30, 2017 - Video Recipes Grilled Peach Summer Salad: Round out peach season with a delicious Labor Day entrée salad! No need to add the salt with all the flavor packed into this dish. Watermelon Grill: Have some fun making a delicious treat! Chicken & Vegetable Skewers: Get your kids to help out putting these together for a […]
  • Philadelphia Board of Health Recommendations:

    August 28, 2017 - The Board of Health is helping to give our children a healthy start. The new recommendations limit screen time and promote serving healthy beverages in childcare. Read more below to find out what they recommend and what you can do. Childcare Providers Recommendations for childcare providers 向儿童照护提供者提供的信息 給兒童照護提供者的資訊 Informations pour les fournisseurs de services de […]
  • 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 […]
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Food Fit Philly shared St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's post.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:01 pm

Congratulations to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children for all their accomplishments as part of Good Food, Healthy Hospitals! http://foodfitphilly.org/good-food-healthy-hospitals/

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

AJ Paesani, Executive Chef at #StChris was honored today by The Common Market Mid-Atlantic for his commitment to the "Good Food, Healthy Hospitals" initiative. Within the first year of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children being a part of the initiative, he has achieved 4/5 standards. Thank you for your hard work and congratulations, AJ!

St. Christopher’s is the first pediatric hospital in Philadelphia to sign this initiative. The "Good Food, Healthy Hospitals" initiative brings together Philadelphia-based hospitals to make healthy food easily accessible and to create a culture of health through food. Learn more: https://www.thecommonmarket.org/locations/the-common-market-mid-atlantic/initiatives


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Thursday, 21 September 2017 8:09 pm

TBT to when Chef Bryan Schmidt from Health Promotion Council shared summertime favorites during his culinary training for our foodservice operators.

https://youtu.be/OKi66TwHO7k

Quick Cucumber Pickle Recipe

Watch as chef Bryan Schmidt demonstrates how to make a quick pickle from cucumbers. This recipe is easy to try with your kids!


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