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    Philly Farm & Food Fest 2014 Returns April 13

    Philly Farm & Food Fest 2014Now that the polar vortex is over, we can enjoy the fruits of spring… and more importantly, the best locavore event in town.

    Philly Farm & Food Fest 2014

    The Philly Farm & Food Fest returns on Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The third annual festival promises an abundance of local farms, food artisans, farm-to-table restaurants, local beer & spirits, sustainable businesses showcasing samplings and products. A joint effort between Fair Food and PASA, the Philly Farm & Food Fest is boasting a bigger and better event with over 100 vendors, doubling in size from previous years.

    On top of the samplings, workshops include DIY kitchen demos, kid-friendly workshops, expert speakers and more. New for 2014, the Local Libations Lounge will allow you to talk to the local spirit makers themselves. The Shellfish Salon will include a guided tasting by Sansom St. Oyster House owner Sam Mink. Plus, catch a sneak peek of local family-friendly movie Watermelon Magic.

    Carnivores can reserve their meat fills from Philly Cow Share to pickup at the Farm & Food Fest, even with some special promotions. On the opposite end of the spectrum, vegans will enjoy samplings from Vegan Commissary & Whole Food’s  vegan crostini and Char Nolan’s whole food, plant-based cooking demo.

    Regardless of your interest, local shoppers can connect directly with their local food producers, farmers and artisans. Co-founded by Ann Karlen, and Marilyn Anthony, this event emphasizes the wide selection and awesome quality of local food movement.

    Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, with children 12 and under free. Buy your tickets online now.

    Philly Farm & Food Fest Giveaway

    Tis the season of giveaways, as the sun is shining and people are mingling.

    We’re giving away a pair of passes for the Philly Farm & Food Fest Sunday. Complete an action (or a few) from the Rafflecopter below. We’ll alert the winner on Friday.

    a Rafflecopter giveaway

    Julie Hancher

    About Julie Hancher

    Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with eco-friendly wine and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Pounce DeLeon.

    Your thoughts . . .

    • Katherine

      Does Philly Cow Share offer any more animals for pick up besides red meat. Like Philly Pig Share?

    • Lauren

      I’ve always wanted to attend this event but haven’t been free before hopefully this is the year it works out!

    • [email protected]

      As a Philly newcomer I’d love to get a chance to go to this event!

    • lele13m

      This is my 1st time hearing about this event. I would love to go!

    • Hi Katherine! Philly Cow Share does offer other meat like pigshares, and it’s a part of the promotion for Sunday. Check their website for more info: https://www.phillycowshare.com/

    • Good luck with the contest! Hope you get to attend regardless. 🙂

    • Yay! Hope you get to attend too, Sam!

    • Good luck!

    • Marissa Rosen

      Looks like a great event! Thanks for sharing the love, Julie!

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