Farm to Families New Partnership!

Farm to Families is thrilled to announce that starting June 1st, we will be providing fresh vegetables and fruit from Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative – a group of more than 90 small farmers in Lancaster Pa who are committed to growing organic, sustainable food in our region. This produce was ripened on the vine, picked by hand and then delivered to us in Philadelphia in less than 24 hours. The quick turn-around from harvest to table ensures that food retains the highest nutrient...Read more...

Farm to Families has two new pick-up sites

Farm to Families is expanding!  You can now access our delicious and affordable produce at two new pick-up sites. Thanks to an innovative partnership with the St. Mary Medical Center and their Families Living Well program, Farm to Families is now available in Levittown, Bucks County, PA. Located at the Queen of the Universe Parish Center, this site is open in the early afternoon on Fridays. Please call 215-710-4163 for more information. In addition, you can now pick up Farm to Families boxes...Read more...

On #Giving Tuesday, Invest in the Health of Children in North Philadelphia

#GivingTuesday is here and serves as a reminder of what great impact can be made by the collective efforts of many. Today, please consider supporting the health and well-being of children and families in North Philadelphia. As one of the poorest and most challenged communities in America, your investment will make an important and lasting impact. With your help, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children can continue building community-based programs that address the “root” of some...Read more...

FreshRX Speaker on the Changing Healthcare System

Plus: How to register for this year’s FreshRX on October 30th   David Jones, Jr., chairman and managing director of Chrysalis Ventures, a private equity and venture capital form, recently added to a discussion in an article in the University of Pennsylvania’s journal for the Wharton Business School about the evolving state of healthcare in America. Not only is Jones focused on the financial implications of changes to the system, he’s a featured panelist during our own annual FreshRX...Read more...

MANNA Gets Ready for the Nourish Awards

Each year, Philly’s own MANNA – a non-profit dedicated to providing nutrition to people in the region with life-threatening illnesses – hosts its nutrition forum and awards honoring leaders in the industry who are truly making a difference. This year’s Nourish Awards & Health Symposium takes place Sept. 26 (8 a.m. – 11 a.m.) at the College of Physicians (19 S. 22nd St.) in Philadelphia. At this year’s event, MANNA will honor three champions in the health care and nutrition fields,...Read more...

FreshRX Tickets Now Available

A sneak peek at one of this year’s most anticipated events This year’s FreshRX: A Prescription for Health on Oct. 30 has already attracted top experts in the health and wellness field from around the country. “We have a tremendous lineup,” says Ann Hoskins-Brown, SCFC’s FreshRX program director. “Our keynote speaker is Roberta Friedman, director of Public Policy at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University.” Friedman will be focusing on the new guidelines that have defined...Read more...