If you love to do your farmers’ market shopping on Sundays, but find the crowds at Headhouse Square a little overwhelming, this weekend marks the start of an alternative. This Sunday, June 5 is the opening of the Dickinson Square Farmers’ Market in the Pennsport neighborhood.
You’ll find this market along the northwest corner of Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Streets from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every Sunday, now through October. Darmo Family Farms, Down Home Acres, and Two Gander Farm (they make the best honey around) have signed on to participate and will be bring organic, pesticide-free fruits and vegetables, as well as eggs, flowers, honey, and other products with them each week. There are also plans to add a SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance) terminal to the market by midsummer, which will allow low-income households to use their food stamp benefits at the market.
And, if you happen to be in Pennsport this Saturday, June 4, make sure to swing by Dickinson Square for their annual Art Market and Junque Sale. It will feature artisans, live music, hula hooping competition, and quality second-hand goods. That event runs 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Uwishunu has caught a case of Oscar Fever. With all the buzz around Silver Linings Playbook and its eight oscar nominations this Sunday, we couldn’t help but get caught up in it all. We’ve rounded up our top picks for Oscar Viewing parties on Sunday; we’ve put together a Silver Linings-themed itinerary of Philadelphia; and [...]
Teuscher Chocolates, whose Philly outpost is one of only ten in the U.S., has been declared the Best Chocolate in the World by National Geographic who, just over a year ago, gave us some dessert love by naming Capogiro the #1 ice cream spot in the world. Dolf Teuscher founded his chocolate house 70 years [...]
There’s a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are upon us. That, in turn, means that it’s time to start thinking about decorating and gifting. If you’re looking to go green — literally and figuratively — this holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Bazaar at Greensgrow Farms. The event runs two [...]
If fashion design is up your alley, you won’t want to miss this “tailor-made” event. Norman Porter, a local denim, canvas and leather company, will be demonstrating how to construct denim jeans at Art in the Age on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn the fascinating process of denim and leather crafting [...]