The newly formed Pennsylvania Grain Coalition, a project of All Together Now PA, is working to support our regional farmers and promote high quality grain and staples. They have just launched the PA Pantry Box—a selection of freshly-milled flours, quick-cooking grain, dry beans, and cooking oil sourced from local growers, plus recipes by local chefs and bakers. A nonprofit project, all proceeds enable boxes to be donated to families who are struggling to buy groceries through Mighty Writers El Futuro, which serves more than 200 families each week through their food and literacy program. Pick up your box at Lost Bread Co, 1313 N. Howard St, Philadelphia (along with some delicious fresh bread!) Other distribution spots will be added soon. Click here to order.
Located in one of Philly's original firehouses at 2200 E. Norris St, this market is chuck full of produce directly from local PA and NJ farms, local pasture-raised meat, poultry, eggs and cheese, locally grown flowers, bulk grains and nuts, artisanal small-batch foods and fresh bread from Philly Bread and Lost Bread. They partner with local food banks, composting facilities, and recyclers to ensure that no food goes to waste. Pre-order and outside pick-up available.
Weavers Way is a member-owned cooperative grocery with locations in Mt Airy, Chestnut Hill, and Ambler. They take pre-orders for curb-side pick-up and delivery. Reasonably priced, high-quality products that are local, sustainable, organic, fairly traded and healthful.
Mariposa is a cooperatively-owned grocery store in West Philadelphia that is open to the public. They take online pre-orders for curb-side pick-up, but do not deliver. Early shopping hour for seniors and high-risk
One year old Kensington Community Food Co-op, 2670 Coral St, sustains a thriving, healthy community, a vibrant cooperative economy, an active and engaged membership, and a community educated in social, economic, and food justice. Supporting local farmers, makers and small-batch vendors is a priority. Seniors and other high risk shoppers hour from 9-10am.
A family farm in Bucks County established in 1943, raising grass-fed beef and dairy, pastured heritage pork, pastured chicken and eggs. "At Birchwood Farms, we believe that conventional farming has gotten agriculture away from its roots. A root of: symbiotic relationship between soil and plant and Stewardship between plant, animal and human. Our products are produced organically. Our dairy is 100% Jersey Milk, No grain, No GMO's and grass/forage fed ONLY. " Home deliveries through UPS.
Located near Princetown, NJ, 65 acre Griggstown Farm raises cage-free, all natural (free of antibiotics and growth hormones) chickens, pheasants, quail, Mallard and Muscovy ducks, and heritage breed turkeys, which are processed in an on-the-farm facility. Products are available in many local food coops and farmers markets. Check the list of retailers on their website.
Philly Foodworks is an online market and farm share program that is dedicated to creating a sustainable local food system for the Greater Philadelphia region. They offer the largest selection of local food in our region (including fresh produce, meats, cheeses and other dairy products, baked goods, pantry items and prepared foods). For the majority of the year their food is sourced within a 150-mile radius of Philadelphia.
Susquehanna Mills produces high-quality locally grown, GMO-free sunflower, canola and hemp cooking oils. With a commitment to sustainability, they pick up used fry oil from restaurant partners and use it to run farm vehicles. They also sell hemp liquid and bar soaps. Online shopping and delivery.
Small Valley Milling is a family run and operated mill and organic farm near Halifax, PA, with an online store selling high-quality organic flours such as wheat and spelt, as well as cereal, oats, and pancake mix. They include recipes for bread, cake, buns, muffins and crackers.
Three of their farmers' markets are currently open on Saturdays: Rittenhouse, Bryn Mawr, and Chestnut Hill. Customers must pre-order and pre-pay through the producers' ordering systems. Your orders will be waiting for you, pre-packaged, when you come to the market.
Green Meadow Farm, located in Lancaster County, usually focuses on growing specialty herbs and vegetables for restaurants. During the pandemic they are selling directly to eaters by taking orders for three different farm share boxes (vegetables, dairy and meat) for pick-up at these spots:
- 12-3pm Thursdays: Stockyard Sandwich Co 1543 Spring Garden St, Philly
- 12-3pm Thursdays: Sidecar Bar & Grille 2201 Christian St, Philly
- 12-3pm Thursdays: Slow Hand 30 N Church St, West Chester
- 12-3pm Fridays: Green Meadow Farm, 1030 s Mount Vernon road, Gap, PA 17527
A woman-owned butchery selling locally sourced pasture-raised meat and provisions, including soups & chili, cheese, produce, Philly Bread, pasta and seafood.
Place your order by 4pm for next-day home delivery in Philadelphia or pickup Tuesday through Saturday at the South Philly and Brewerytown locations.
1521 N 31st St
1538 E Passyunk Ave
A vegan convenience store at 1515 McKean St in South Philly offering small batch plant-based food, home and personal care goods, including many local companies such as Philly Bread, Soom Tahini, Fishtown Ferment’s Sauerkraut and Philly Tempeh. Now open for online and phone orders only for pickup or delivery. 484-843-1834
A corner store located at 17th & McKean in South Philadelphia, owned by long-term residents of the neighborhood with a goal to bring fresh produce and groceries to the community at a price that is accessible to all. The in-house kitchen prepares sandwiches and salads daily, and nutritious meals at a low cost. Catering available. 15% discount for laid off restaurant workers.
The Joy Box is filled with locally produced goodies: a customized selection of Triple Bottom beer, Third Wheel Cheese, Weckerly's ice cream, Lil Pop Shop artisan pops, mushrooms and roasted coffee beans for home delivery or curbside pickup. Dairy products come from local grass-fed cows.
Triple Bottom Beer Share
The Triple Bottom Beer Share is like a farm share, but with beer instead of kale. Each month, they put together an assortment of their latest beers. Curbside Pick-up or home delivery of Beer Share and the Joy Box
915 Spring Garden Street
Hemp and CBD products. (good for relieving tension and sleeping well during the stress of the pandemic.) Hemp is grown using organic and regenerative practices on their family farm in Barto, PA, Berks County.
Help Philly small businesses in the Circle of Aunts & Uncles micro loan fund by buying online or contributing to their GoFundMe. Businesses are predominately food businesses that source from local farms, including a butcher, a baker and two ice cream makers. Also, local clothing and textile businesses and a glass blower. Click here.
Help save the restaurants and bars that make Philly, Philly. Find special experiences or offers to help the Philly food scene generate revenue during closures. 100% of proceeds to the businesses. Zero fees.