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September 13, 2011

University City District’s Sustainable Saturday Series Concludes September 17 With A Day Of Canning, Homebrewing, Cider Tasting And More

University City District’s popular Sustainable Saturdays series concludes this weekend, September 17, with a “Preserving The Harvest”-themed event. A few highlights from the day’s schedule, below: • A Sneak Peek at Mariposa Food Co-op: Noon-2 p.m., 4824 Baltimore Avenue. Get an inside look at the new co-op during renovations. Mariposa has been providing its members […]

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August 15, 2011

University City District Continues Its “Sustainable Saturdays” Series August 20 With A Composting Workshop, Homebrewing Class And More

University City District’s popular Sustainable Saturdays series continues August 20 with a “From Seed to Compost”-themed event. Events (all free!) on the day’s schedule include: • Composting Workshop: 9 a.m. at Woodlands Community Garden. An expert from Penn State Cooperative Extension will teach you how to reduce the amount of material that you send to […]

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July 13, 2011

University City District Continues Its “Sustainable Saturdays” Series July 16 With A Foraging Demo, Grass-Fed Beef Event At MidAtlantic And More

The University City District Sustainable Saturday series continues this Saturday, July 16, with a celebration of the Journey from Farm-to-Table. This installment of the summertime event once again includes one-of-a-kind local food-focused activities around the West Philadelphia area. The event begins in the Woodlands Cemetery at 10 a.m. where the Wild Foodies of Philly will […]

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June 17, 2011

Weekend Picks: Mummies of the World Opens At The Franklin Institute, West Oak Lane Jazz & Arts Fest, First-Ever Sustainable Saturdays, Summer Solstice At The Kimmel Center And More

Recent heat wave aside, it’s still not officially summer: but the Kimmel Center helps usher it in with the annual Summer Solstice this Saturday, June 18 with 14 hours of food, fashion, and performances by 40+ artists. Other festivals this weekend include Midsommarfest at the American Swedish Historical Museum, Portugese Cultural Festival, West Oak Lane […]

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June 9, 2011

University City District Presents “Sustainable Saturdays,” A Summer-Long Local Food Series Beginning June 18: Ice Cream Tasting, Urban Beekeeping Workshop, Farm-To-Table Trolley Tour And More

  Summer and sustainable food go hand in hand, especially in Philadelphia. The University City District, with a helping hand from our sister site Philly Homegrown, keeps this partnership alive with “Sustainable Saturdays: The West Philadelphia Local Food Series,” kicking off Saturday, June 18 and continuing every third Saturday through September 17. Sustainable Saturdays will […]

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