15 Ways Philadelphians Can Give Back this Thanksgiving

However you feel about the holiday — its lore, its food, its super-spreader potential — you can still use it as a chance to do good. Here, some simple, impactful tips to get started.

By Ethan Young

Generation Change Philly: The Activist Chef

South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martínez has earned the highest honors for chefs in America. But that’s just the start of her most important work

By Katherine Rapin

Guest Commentary: Come Celebrate Our “Cosmopolitan Canopy”

A lifelong Philadelphian invites Reading Terminal Market lovers to share memories and stories about the city’s old world marketplace at a special event Wednesday

By Thomas Devaney

How to Fight Food Insecurity in Philly

Donate peanut butter! Organize a food drive! Sort cans! Here are 15 simple things you can do now to help food insecure citizens of Philadelphia.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Generation Change Philly: The Urban Farmer

An irrepressible leader of today’s urban farming movement in Philadelphia, Christa Barfield builds individual and community health from the ground up

By Christina Griffith

How Philly Invented Ice Cream (As We Know It)

It was African American chefs who created the summertime treat we consume by the gallons, right here in the city where America was born

By Tonya Hopkins

10+ Ways to Volunteer in Philly This Summer

Looking for opportunities for volunteering? Philadelphia has plenty. Read on for local groups where people of all ages — especially kids and teens — can make a difference over (and beyond) summer break

By Grace Turner

10+ Farmers Markets In and Around Philly

Fresh local produce and handcrafted wares return to parks and neighborhoods this month. Here, a few of our faves

By Irene Levy Baker