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  • Recipes for a Healthier Summer Season

    May 20, 2020 - Celebrate summer with one of these nutritious, easy, and tasty recipes. With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, it’s starting to feel like summer. However, summer in Philadelphia will look a bit different this year. With the Stay at Home Order still in place, residents must stay home as much as possible to prevent […]
  • Good Eats: How “Good Food” Supports a Healthy Economy in Philadelphia

    November 18, 2019 - We know food is vital for life, and in Philadelphia food is a vital part of the Philadelphia economy. There are over 6,800 food-based businesses in Philadelphia that employ over 79,000 people. These businesses produce, process, distribute, sell, and serve food, and divert or remove food waste.    Businesses that focus on “good food” do […]
  • Food Justice Grantees

    September 25, 2019 - The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has announced the launch of the Philadelphia Food Justice Initiative, an exciting new program in partnership with the Reinvestment Fund to support community-driven projects to advance food justice. As part of the launch, the initiative announced the selection of six projects for a total of $180,000 in funding support.The […]
  • 2019 Farmer’s Markets

    August 14, 2019 - 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 2019 Farmer’s Markets and Farm Stands: […]

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