September 19, 2014

Buying Clubs

farm-fresh-eggs

A buying club is a group of people that pool their resources and order collectively from a farm (or a group of farms) that delivers the orders each week to a designated drop-off location (usually someone volunteers his home.) This is great for those who live a distance from the farm and are willing to [...]

CSAs

vegetables in basket

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  In a CSA, a farmer offers a certain number of shares to the public.  A share is usually a box of seasonal produce, but sometimes meat and dairy are included as well.  Usually you pay up front at the beginning of the season, and then you can pick up [...]

Farm Stores

peaches

Farm stores are located on or near the farm that supplies them. They range in size from a humble garage attached to the farmhouse to a spacious retail establishment located on the farmer’s property. Their food is supplied primarily from the farm on which they are located, and they usually have regular hours a few [...]

Farmers’ Markets

farmer market

In a farmers’ market, a group of farmers sell their products once or twice a week at a designated public place like a park or parking lot.  These outdoor markets are fun to peruse, and it’s a great way to get much of your local groceries in one place and to establish a relationship with [...]

Restaurants

restaurant wine table

All of the restaurants listed on Eat Local Philly utilize locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. See all RESTAURANTS listed on Eat Local Philly, or use the drop-down menu above to search for restaurants by county. Do you know of a great restaurant that we should add to our site?  Please make a submission.  Thank you!

Shops

deli counter

All of the shops listed on Eat Local Philly specialize in locally sourced dairy, meat, poultry and produce. See all SHOPS listed on Eat Local Philly, or use the drop-down menu above to search for shops by county. Do you know of a shop that we should add to our site?  Please make a submission.  Thank you!

Wineries

wine

The wineries listed on Eat Local Philly make their wine with locally grown grapes.  Most offer tours of their facilities and host wine tastings and seasonal events. See all WINERIES listed on Eat Local Philly, or use the nav bar to search for wineries by county. Do you know of a great local winery that [...]