By Therese Madden - March 3rd, 2012
Doctors at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are writing some patients prescriptions for food. No need to stop at the pharmacy, patients can pick up their discounted boxes of produce in the hospital’s lobby.
By Lari Robling - March 2nd, 2012
It comes up every five years and is sometimes perceived as a pernicious weed, but The Farm Bill is a massive piece of legislation with far reaching influence. Get to know your Farm Bill!
By Fit Staff - February 25th, 2012
This week we visit the Sunday Suppers program in West Kensington. These weekly sit down meals provide not only nourishment, but also community.
By Therese Madden - February 24th, 2012
More than an axiom, this philosophy is the foundation of the SHARE Food Program of PA. Sure, doing good feels nice but it doesn’t hurt to be rewarded as well! Find out how a few hours of community service can be cashed in for food.
By Therese Madden - February 18th, 2012
Even when it’s served hot. This versatile vegetable is the darling of veggie lovers, but don’t think this hearty green doesn’t belong on everyone’s table. Discover why you should make it part of yours.
By Lari Robling - February 17th, 2012
The advent of Lent means many will go meatless on Fridays—there’s also the popular Meatless Monday program. Whatever day of the week you decide to go without meat, personal chef Donna Fountain says veggie dishes can be easy to prepare as well as hearty and delicious.
By Lari Robling - February 11th, 2012
Philadelphia’s Mother Bethel Church uses the legacy of African American food to help provide the congregation and the community with steps to healthy food choices.
By Therese Madden - February 10th, 2012
Better nutrition begins with a little Spring cleaning. Cookbook author and teacher, Christina Pirello says now is a great time to rid your pantry of convenience foods and stock it with healthier homemade options.
By Therese Madden - February 4th, 2012
Food and beverage companies are pushing online product games called “advertgames.” Studies show they keep a kids attention longer than a television commercial and get passed around quickly through the powers of social media. But who are the losers?