Bike-A-Thon

Philadelphia Bike-A-Thon When: Sunday, June 10th 2018 Where: Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ Start Time: 6:30 am The American Cancer Society is hosting its annual Bike-A-Thon from Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ. The ride is 65.7 miles starting from the Ben Franklin Bridge and lasting all the way until the Boardwalk at Boardwalk Hall…

National Cheese Day

Happy National Cheese Day! Today, June 4th marks a very important day, National Cheese Day. With over 2,000 varieties of cheese it shouldn’t be hard to celebrate with some today. However, with this many varieties, forms, and cheese-filled recipes it can be hard to choose what yummy cheese snack to enjoy. Here are some helpful…

Get Ready for Grilling

Memorial Day Weekend is the Perfect Opportunity to Fire Up Your Grill  Warmer weather calls for doing more things outdoors, like eating. This Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to fire back up your grill and get outside for a barbecue. Grilled foods are an easy way to utilize fresh summer ingredients to make…

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen of 2018

Every year the Environmental Working Group releases a list of the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” as a shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce. This list is based off the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Report which works to identify foods that were grown using pesticides and the amount of residue that still remains…

Farmers Markets in Philadelphia

The start of the summer season marks the start of nice weather and the opening of outdoor farmers markets! Farm to City is a Philadelphia-based company that focuses on bringing locally grown produce to the city of Philadelphia through various farmers markets. Some indoor markets are open year-round, however with the start of the summer…