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WEBCHAT: Cooking Tips with Nick Normile

By Fit Staff - August 17th, 2010

Teen chef and food blogger, Nick Normile, is about to head back to school but we’ve got him for a live webchat.


WEBCHAT: The Art of Canning

By Fit Staff - August 5th, 2010

This webchat is just in time for summer’s bounty! Join Chef Jim Coleman and Marisa McClellan on the art of canning


WEBCHAT: Fresh from the Farmers Market

By Fit Staff - July 28th, 2010

Ever pick up a parsnip or a tomatillo at the store or farmer’s market, just to get home and wonder what to do with it? Tune in and find out


WEBCHAT: Diabetic-Friendly Fare

By Fit Staff - June 10th, 2010

Chef Jim Coleman and Lauren Swann MS. R.D. give you recipes and teach you how to decode food labels to make your meals delicious and diabetic-friendly.



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Move Over, Kale Chips! Kale Buds Are Here

By Lari Robling - April 18th, 2012

High Tunnel farming caught my eye because its extended growing season adds to the amount of local produce we get. While farm manager Aviva Asher was tidying up the winter crop to make way for spring, I discovered another benefit of local growing: use what you’ve got.

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Philly Food Bucks!
Philly Food Bucks are coupons that help ACCESS/food stamp customers save money on fruits and vegetables. Philly Food Bucks can be redeemed for $2 worth of fruits and vegetables for every $5 spent in ACCESS/food stamps at a participating farmers' market. Learn more about Philly Food Bucks at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's recently expanded web site Food Fit Philly.com. Now also accepted at the West Oak Lane Weaver's Way Food Coop.




Get Healthy Philly is part of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative, a federal effort to: prevent and delay chronic disease, reduce risk factors, promote wellness in children and adults, and provide positive sustainable health change in our communities.


Food Fit Philly is part of Get Healthy Philly, a program that works to reduce and prevent obesity and related chronic diseases (like heart disease and diabetes) by increasing access to healthy foods that people can afford.


Your body needs help when it's time to quit. SmokeFree Philly is a program of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health that offers support and tools to help smokers quit. The goal of SmokeFree Philly is to: help people to quit smoking, stop people from starting to use tobacco, and reduce heart disease, cancer and other illnesses caused by smoking.




Heart Healthy Philadelphia is a regional campaign to engage people in steps toward healthy eating and cooking through TV programming and community cooking demonstrations. Chef Jim Coleman offers Healthy Flavors recipes and tips.



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