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Food: Five Community Gardens Enriching Philadelphia

Food: Five Community Gardens Enriching Philadelphia

Community gardens are spreading like weeds throughout Philadelphia. These beautiful green spaces ensure sustainable, fresh produce in a concrete jungle and provide a refreshing feel to a metropolitan area. Not only do these open spaces equip their communities with healthy food options, they also improve the daily quality of people’s lives and give them opportunities […]

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South Philadelphia: Co-op President Advances Local Food Access

South Philadelphia: Co-op President Advances Local Food Access

Jessica Calter, a South Philadelphia resident, is inspired by her neighbors’ willingness to come together to solve problems in the neighborhood — including access to local, healthy foods. Calter is the president of the South Philly Food Co-op, a cooperative that is currently working to open a grocery store at 2031 S. Juniper St. How did you […]

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East Passyunk: Plenty of Gift Ideas Along East Passyunk Avenue

East Passyunk: Plenty of Gift Ideas Along East Passyunk Avenue

East Passyunk Avenue is a popular shopping destination year-round and holidays are no exception. Whether your loved ones are interested in music, sweets or art, the variety of businesses along the avenue makes shopping easy. We rounded up four stores to check out for gifts this year. Beautiful World Syndicate For music-lovers and hipsters alike, […]