by Alli Katz
A local company forsakes peat
All gardeners use potting soil,” says mark Highland, president of Organic Mechanics. “Why not use a local product?” Founded in 2006, the company, located just outside of Coatesville, makes a variety of soils for every level of planter—from large organic farms to botanical gardens to recreational gardeners.
A new South Street bakery offers sweet treats for sensitive eaters.
"Baking you happy” is the motto of South Street’s new Sweet Freedom Bakery. Owners Heather Esposito and Allison Lubert aim to provide treats all eaters can enjoy—every baked good on the premesis is vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, corn-free, wheat-free and peanut-free.
Mural Arts sets its sights on the city’s lunch trucks
After a while, Philadelphia’s omnipresent lunch trucks can blend together, fading into the backdrop of the city. Enter the Lunch Truck Project, a Mural Arts Program bringing vibrant colors and eye-popping designs to our city’s mobile meals.More