Philadelphia is lucky to have a healthy variety of local food sources.
Buying Local Food
In its June issue Grid Magazine
in partnership with Fair Food Philly
, published the 2010 Philadelphia Local Food Guide
, a free print and online consumer directory listing hundreds of local farmers markets, CSA farms, restaurants, caterers, retail stores, breweries, buying clubs, and urban farm stands all committed to using locally grown food.
Healthy, Local Food for Philadelphians in Need
- Philabundance Fresh For All - Fresh For All is a program that puts good quality, fresh produce into the hands of those who need it. Fresh For All has twelve
- SHARE Food Program of PA - The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism.
- SNAP Benefits at Farmers Markets - All of The Food Trust’s Farmers Markets accept ACCESS cards, Pennsylvania's electronic SNAP/food stamp swipe cards.