Pick Your Own Produce

Summer is the season for beach days and outdoor eating, but it’s also the prime season for juicy berries and crisp veggies. Healthy eating happens year-round and this is the perfect time to head out and visit a local Pick Your Own farm. Round up the family and head out to see where these delicious…

Black Currants

Have you tried these tart little black berries? Black currants are shrubs that are native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia. During the summer, these shrubs produce bunches of small black berries that can be consumed. Whether you have heard of the black currant before or not, you may not…

Crustaceans and Cholesterol

What’s the latest on crustaceans and cholesterol? People can be tentative when it comes to eating fish and shellfish. This is due to the fact that there is a lot of talk about whether or not these sea creatures are beneficial to our health. The summer is the perfect season for enjoying fresh seafood, especially…

Summer Meal Prep

Meal prepping can give you more time to relax and soak up the sun this summer! During the summer, often times it can be challenging to prepare meals after a long and busy work day. Especially when the weather is so nice, you want to spend your last part of the day outside, and not…

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…

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…

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…