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March 20 is the Great American Meatout – an annual challenge to pass up meat for just one day  and give the vegetarian (or vegan) life a try. What you choose to eat is a very… continue reading A Look at Some Famous "Veggies" in Honor of the Great American MeatOut

By written by Violet L.    March 20, 2019    1

As summer is approaching and the season of dinner parties and cookouts are among us, it is imperative that one must stack up on cookbooks. There are numerous new cookbooks out on shelves, but this… continue reading Summer Cookbooks: Diversity, Seasonality, and Personality

By written by Paul M.    June 12, 2018   

by Peggy Paul Casella of Fair Food Garlic: The Plant That Keeps on Giving When you think of garlic, you probably imagine compact bulbs wrapped in papery white husks. These are the fully… continue reading Cook This Now: Garlic—The Plant That Keeps On Giving

By written by Michele T.    July 18, 2016   

By Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food 10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Strawberries Fraga , the Latin word for strawberry, was derived from the word  fragrans ,… continue reading Cook This Now: Sidewalk Sundae Strawberry Surprise

By written by Michele T.    June 15, 2016   

By Alex Jones, Fair Food’s Value Chain Coordinator Fair Food is based in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, but we work to build markets for food producers all over central and eastern… continue reading Cook This Now: A Day of Cheesemaking with Valley Milkhouse

By written by Michele T.    May 13, 2016   

The weather is truly taking a turn for warmer, sunnier days, making it the perfect time to enjoy a big juicy burger outside with friends. Veggie burgers come in all shapes and sizes and… continue reading Recipe: DIY Veggie Burgers

By written by Michele T.    April 29, 2016   

By Lisa Kelly of The Food Trust Over the next several weeks, asparagus will be one of the main attractions at Philadelphia markets!  The supermodel of early springtime produce, long and lanky… continue reading Cook This Now: Oh, Hello Asparagus!

By written by Michele T.    April 5, 2016   

By Lisa Kelly of The Food Trust After a long winter, we all look forward to the first signs of spring at local markets. Here in Philadelphia, this is the time of year when spring favorites begin… continue reading Cook This Now: All in with Alliums

By written by Michele T.    March 30, 2016    1

As we emerge into the longer days of early spring, we’re all about spending time outdoors, getting fresh air, and hitting up farmers’ markets for delicious, local produce! Grab… continue reading Cook This Now: Early Spring Greens

By written by Michele T.    March 18, 2016   

By Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food On damp, cold days, when spring seems so far out of reach, a bowl of brightly colored, silky-smooth vegetable soup can work wonders. It’s also great on… continue reading Cook This Now: A Fail-Safe Template for Blended Soups

By written by Michele T.    March 8, 2016    1

By Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food In winter we all crave meals that stick to our ribs, but that doesn’t mean they have to stick to our waistlines, too. Here are four in-season,… continue reading Cook This Now: Winter Roots Roundup

By written by Michele T.    January 15, 2016   

By Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food Eggs are the unsung heroes of the holiday season. They make our cakes rise, our custards thicken, and our pancakes puff. They transform plain old bread… continue reading Cook This Now: By the Dozen

By written by Michele T.    January 7, 2016   

by Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food In light of the pumpkin bounty from  Stepped in What Vegetables —a whopping eleven different varieties!—now seems as good a time as ever… continue reading Cook This Now: Pumpkins

By written by Liz A.    December 15, 2015   

by Peggy Paul Casella for Fair Food Want to be a cheese plate hero this holiday season? Follow these five guidelines for guaranteed success, and head to the Farmstand for the perfect selection of… continue reading Cook This Now: Five Rules for Crafting an Epic Cheese Plate

By written by Liz A.    December 15, 2015