Tag Archives: local food

Farmers Markets

Farmers markets allow shoppers to buy products directly from growers. This means less transportation, handling, and processing of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and other foods. Food sold at farmers markets is often seasonal, local, and less expensive than traditional supermarkets.   Learn More Benefits of Shopping at Farmers Markets Farmers Markets and Sustainability – USDA   Lehigh Valley Resources 2017 Lehigh […]

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[LVSN] Green Drinks Lehigh Valley

For Your Holiday Feasting: How to Buy Local and Waste Less LaKeisha Thorpe, Bethlehem Food Co-op Madeleine Weko, Muhlenberg College Sustainable eating can be tough – finding food that’s healthy, local, AND affordable is easier said than done, especially around the holidays. How can we eat well all winter and experience good and culturally appropriate food all year? Join us as we […]

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Bethlehem Food Co-op

The Bethlehem Food Co-op plans to open a community owned and operated grocery store in downtown Bethlehem to offer healthy, affordable, locally-focused food and informational workshops in a convenient neighborhood location. They are searching for volunteers to help with financial planning, design or graphics, writing, blogging, photography, legal counsel, insurance, recipe submissions or tasting, bookkeeping, note-taking, hosting Committee Meetings, tabling […]

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Food Security Awareness Project – Freedom High School

Freedom High School teacher Tara Broczkowski is looking for individuals and organizations to partner with her students on the Food Security Awareness Project described below. For additional information or to volunteer, please contact Ms. Broczkowski directly. Her contact information appears below. Freedom High School students began an Environmental Sustainability course early January 2017. The course involves a long term food […]

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