At farms all across the region, spring planting is now well under way. That means that it’s time to start making plans for how you’re going to get some of that delicious fresh produce into your kitchen. For some, a weekly trip to your neighborhood farmers’ market is the way to go. However, if you prefer a less hand-on approach, consider joining a Community Supported Agriculture program.
A CSA (also known on occasion as a farm share) is a program in which you pay a set amount to a farm at the beginning of the season. In exchange, you receive a box of food each week (or every other week, depending on whether you bought a full or half share). The items in your box will vary depending on the CSA you choose. Some are strictly produce, while others include meats, dairy products, eggs and baked goods.
If you’re in the market for a CSA, we’ve just heard that Marathon Grill has partnered with Lancaster Farm Fresh, and is a new pick-up site for CSA deliveries. This is fabulously convenient for Center City residents!
10th & Walnut
Broad & Chestnut
19th & Market
19th & Spruce
Join the Lancaster Farm Fresh CSA program to receive your share of fruits, veggies, flowers and herbs. The deliveries last June-October. Sign-ups end May 15.
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 […]