Democratizing Food

For the last decade, the Common Market has spread affordable access to locally-sourced nutrient-dense food to the city’s neediest. Now its mission is spreading nationwide

By Jill Harkins

Steve Poses Takes On Trump

The chef responsible for Philly’s first restaurant renaissance is back with a plan to use food to turn Pennsylvania blue

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Week: Evan Ehlers

Two years ago, the Drexel student donated 50 uneaten dining hall meals to the homeless. Now he’s started a company to share college food excess citywide

By Patrick Bilow

Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk

The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit

By Jill Harkins

The Magic Garden

A student-led effort for a multi-generational garden aims to break ground this spring behind a South Philly high school near Cambodia Town, where growing food meets cultural preservation

By Katherine Rapin

Food Touches Everything

At the Citizen’s Restaurants and Social Impact event, four acclaimed chefs talked about feeding their customers well, while doing good for their communities

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Updates: Philabundance Community Kitchen

The culinary program for low-income and incarcerated people now has a booming catering business. Check it out yourself at The Citizen party

By Jamie Bogert

The Citizen Updates: Rebel Ventures

The crew of high school students have fed students throughout the School District—part of their plan to bring healthy snacks to every child

By Jamie Bogert