How to Give Back on Thanksgiving

With food prices and hunger on the rise, giving what you can is especially important this holiday season. Here’s how you can help people and families for Thanksgiving in 2021.

By Katherine Rapin

Ideas We Should Steal: Mobile Farmers’ Markets

Chicago’s Urban Growers Collective grows fresh produce on a teaching farm and then brings it directly to citizens living in food deserts, a full-service program that goes beyond anything in Philly

By Jessica Blatt Press

Why Philly Still Needs Streateries

City Council is considering making the Covid-outdoor dining scene permanent in Philly. That’s great news for local businesses.

By Jon Geeting

The Best Outdoor Dining in Philadelphia

Our guide to Philly's amazing "streatery" scene highlights some of the most beautiful spots in town to eat and drink under the stars this fall

By Josh Middleton and Katherine Rapin

Funding Food Justice

The City and Reinvestment Fund’s Food Justice Initiative supports equitable access to healthy food. This month, they’re offering another $380,000 for community-driven solutions to historic food injustice

By Katherine Rapin

Watch: The Future of Restaurants

An all-star lineup of local and national chefs and restaurateurs joined The Citizen to discuss how the pandemic has forever changed restaurants—and what diners can do to support the industry that fed us through the most trying of times

By Jessica Blatt Press

Business for Good: Home Appétit

Lee Wallach's Philly-based meal delivery service doubled its business in 2020, while continuing to create a workplace that is good for employees and the earth

By Courtney DuChene

“Restaurants May No Longer Be Restaurants”

A national food writer looks at what a pandemic reset could mean for an industry long in need of reinvention. Join her, Fork’s Ellen Yin, Hip City Veg’s Nicole Marquis, Baltimore's Irena Stein and Brooklyn’s Sean Feeney for an event this month.

By Jane Black