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November 21, 2014

Donate To Families In Need During The Food Trust’s Eat Healthy, Give Healthy! Food Drive This Weekend, November 22-23

Are you heading to the market this weekend to buy everything you need to create a scrumptious, gluttonous Thanksgiving? If so, why not pick up something extra for a family in need? The Food Trust and Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger have partnered up for Eat Healthy, Give Healthy!, a food drive at two of […]

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May 1, 2014

The Food Trust’s Headhouse Farmers’ Market Opens For The Spring Season This Sunday, May 4

This spring, take your weekly produce shopping alfresco. One of the city’s largest outdoor farmers’ markets, The Food Trust’s Headhouse Farmers’ Market, opens for the season this Sunday, May 4. Starting this Sunday and running every Sunday through the fall, the South Street Shambles at 2nd and Lombard streets house more than 40 food distributor’s […]

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September 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Fall Guide To Farmers’ Markets And Open-Air Markets In And Around Philadelphia

Fall brings a slight chill to the air, but well-stocked farmers’ markets can still be found far and wide in and around Philadelphia. The farmers’ markets of fall bring a wide assortment of autumnal fruits and vegetables to tables stocked by local food artisans and regional farmers. Whether you’re looking to bake an apple pie […]

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July 2, 2013

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding food truck scene is clearly having a moment. Not only are more awesome trucks rolling in every week, but new food truck gathering spots seem to be popping up just as quickly — see the City Hall Courtyard, Eakins Oval and the Navy Yard for three recent examples. So, just as we wanted […]

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June 4, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Philadelphia’s Farmers’ Markets And Open-Air Markets This Summer

From city to countryside, the Greater Philadelphia area boasts its fair share of farmers’ markets featuring local produce, meat, dairy products, baked items, jams, amish goods and more. Do your weekly grocery shopping in a relaxing, outdoor space with fellow local-loving Philadelphians. Philly’s markets don’t end at farmers’ markets, though. A handful of excellent open-air […]

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May 3, 2013

Get Fresh And Local Fruits, Veggies And More At The Headhouse Farmers’ Market, Opening For The Season This Sunday, May 5

Get your weekly grocery shopping done while enjoying the perfect spring weather at one of the city’s largest outdoor farmers’ markets, the Headhouse Farmers’ Market. The expansive farmers’ market opens this Sunday, May 5. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the South Street Shambles at 2nd and Lombard Streets houses this local food extravaganza. Browse […]

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August 15, 2011

Philadelphia’s Farmers’ Markets Impact 125,000 Customers Each Year; Forbes Salutes Four Of The Most Popular

According to the USDA, as of mid-2011 there were 7,175 farmers markets operating throughout the country, an incredible 17% increase from 2010. Philadelphia is most certainly doing its part to contribute to that growth. Accordingly, in a piece entitled The Summer Bounty from Farm to City, Forbes profiles the farmers’ market scene in Philadelphia, which […]

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April 27, 2011

Philly Homegrown: Headhouse Square Farmers’ Market Opens For The Season This Sunday, May 1

This Sunday, May 1, the Headhouse Square Farmers’ Market will kick off its fifth season. At this, Philadelphia’s largest and most popular open air farmers’ market, you’ll find all manner of herbs, pastured meat, chicken, eggs and dairy, baked goods and lots of produce. Because the growing season is still young, expect to find products […]

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November 16, 2010

Philly Homegrown: A Visit to the Headhouse Square Farmers’ Market with Chef Steve Poses

The following is an excerpt from a blog post by local restaurateur and caterer Steve Poses. This is one in a series of features he’s running on area farmers’ markets. To read the full text on his blog, click here. With the exception of any day at Reading Terminal Market, a summer’s Sunday at Headhouse […]

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November 12, 2010

Have a Very Philly Homegrown Thanksgiving with Recipes from Area Chefs

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. If you’re cooking this year, you’re probably already sifting through mountains of cookbooks and holiday-themed magazines, searching for the perfect recipes to balance out your holiday table. Thanks to a little help from some area chefs and food-minded folks, Philly Homegrown has a few more recipes to add to […]

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