“So Much More Than Food”

A pair of Penn alums are partnering with a Grays Ferry community group to open a fresh food market that will provide healthy cooked meals to SNAP recipients. Might this revolutionize nutrition access?

By Katie Gilbert

15+ Ways to Help Others for Thanksgiving

Before and after you hunker down for the big meal, take time to make the holiday more special for your fellow Philadelphians.

By Ethan Young

Resistance is a Garden

A Painted Bride project combines urban farming, art and education to empower Black and Brown Philadelphians to grow their own futures

By James Peterson

Guest Commentary: No One Should Go Hungry in College

More than 20 percent of all college students — and 35 percent of Black students — don’t have enough to eat. We have the tools, a renowned scholar and advocate says, to ensure everyone is well-fed

By Sara Goldrick-Rab

“I. Am. The. Dream.”

Thousands of Philadelphians participated in volunteer work on Monday for MLK Day of Service. Here’s a look at some of them.

By Stella Ragas and Theo Wyss-Flamm

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

How a Community Fridge Built … a Community

Jane Ellis opened one of the city’s first community fridges at the start of Covid. Two years later, Germantown’s two free-to-all pantries testify to the power and promise of mutual aid

By Ethan Young