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Philly Farm And Food Fest Promises To Be A Locavore Dream, April 1st At The Pennsylvania Convention Center

Join Fair Food and PASA at the Philly Farm and Food Fest, April 1st, at the PA Convention Center. Photo courtesy: Fair Food

The Philly Farm and Food Fest, a collaboration between Fair Food and the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), is sure to be one of the best food days of the year.

On April 1st from 11AM – 4PM at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, more than 100 local food vendors, artisanal producers and farmers will showcase their food to Philly’s locavores. Best of all, many of the farmers on-hand will offer the chance to sign up for CSA’s, providing the opportunity to connect directly with the farmer who will grow your food…to which we proclaim: AWESOME!

This family friendly event is part education, part celebration and promises to be 100% delicious family fun. Exhibitors will be sampling and selling an amazing array of locally made products such as “zip code” honey, cheeses, cured meats, jams, small batch ice creams, organic flour, baked goods and more.

Throughout the day a number of workshops for both kids and adults will run in classrooms near the main exhibit hall. Classes include options like the kid-friendly workshops “Do Carrots Really Grow in Dirt?” and the “ABC’s of Beekeeping”. Workshops for adults include options like “Guided Tasting of Artisan Cheeses” and “Transforming Open Space to Sustainable Agriculture in Urban and Suburban Regions”.

Tickets are just $15 in advance online, $20 at the door and kids under 12 are free. Check out the cool preview video below to see a small sample of the foodie delights that will available at the fest.

Philly Farm and Food Fest
When: Sunday, April 1st; 11AM – 4PM
Where: PA Convention Center
Cost: $15 in advance/$20 at the door; kids under 12 are FREE
Tickets: Available online at the Philly Farm and Food Fest website
More Information: www.phillyfarmfest.org