Order Bulk Apples: $25 for a Half Bushel!

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The Delaware Local Food Exchange in Elsmere is coordinating a bulk apple order this week from Three Springs Fruit Farm, a family-owned, Food Alliance certified farm in Wenksville PA. Save 50% on a half-bushel of local apples: $28 for the half bushel (23-25 lbs). Given that the price of apples hardly ever goes below .99/lb anymore (and that's usually for non-local boring old Red … [Read more...]

Pick Yo’ Own Strawberries!!! (or raspberries…)

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Where: Linvilla Orchards When: 8 am-6 pm Sunday-Thursday and 8 am -7 pm Friday and Saturday (during picking season, it is recommended you call to see if there is picking that day What: Strawberry and raspberry picking! What else could you ask for in life?? Besides Neil Patrick Harris singing you a sweet melody...that would be pretty sick. But yeah! Go strawberry and … [Read more...]

Philly Farm & Food Fest: Eat Local, Philly!

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I'm wicked excited about this event! The Philly Farm & Food Fest promises to be an inspiration to buying local all year round, but I'm hoping to find local sources of flour so I can really take my summer eat local challenges one step further. I also love getting to know the people behind the local companies that I support. When: Sunday, April 1st from 11am -4pm (exclusive … [Read more...]

Shop Small! Small Business Saturday

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Stay away from the craziness of the big box stores this weekend and instead keep your money in the community by shopping small, local biz. This year marks the 2nd annual Small Business Saturday, and I thought I'd share some gift ideas and favorites to support: In Wilmington: Bloomsberry Flowers on Delaware Ave (Trolley Square area) Papa's Pastry Shop on Union … [Read more...]