Calling All Foodies! Visit the Philly Farm and Food Fest

Foodies, meet your makers – literally. If you love farm-to-table fresh, this Philly attraction is everything you’ve ever wanted. Taking place on Saturday, April 8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Philly Farm and Food Fest is one-of-a-kind, offering a farm-to-city experience with speakers, classes, and a pop-up market with local goods and produce. You’ll get the chance to interact with standout farmers, exceptional bakers, and righteous food and farming organizations of the Mid-Atlantic’s food and drink community. With 150 exhibitors, you will be able to chat about everything under the sun, ranging from heirloom wheat to third wave coffee to curds.

This Philly attraction offers a variety of features and exhibits. The Kids’ Corral is perfect for the smallest of foodies with family-focused workshops. A visit to Cider Town offers guests the opportunity to see the cider brewing process and learn about local cider producers. Learn about other exhibits like Curd Convention and Homesteader’s Stage here.

History

The festival was incepted in 2011, focusing on local farmers, artisans, and regional experts in the agricultural and processing fields. As a collaborative project of Fair Food and Kitchen Table Consultants, the goal of Philly Farm and Food Fest is to build and sustain a humane local food economy in Philadelphia, as well as to help passionate farmers and food artisans build lasting, profitable, locally-focused businesses.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors at this Philly attraction include chefs, craftsmen, grocers, non-profits, and many more. Just a few 2017 Philly Farm and Food Fest exhibitors include:

  • Food in Jars
  • Landisdale Farm
  • Seven Stars Farm
  • Blue Bird Distilling
  • Misty Creek Goat Dairy
  • Philly Foodworks
  • Le Bon Magot
  • Better World Spirits
  • Phickle
  • Deer Creek Malthouse
  • Franny Lou’s Porch
  • PA Farm Vacation
  • Please Touch Museum
  • Cloud 9 Rooftop Farm
  • La Divisa Meats

View the full list here.

As a Philadelphia original since 1966, Geno’s Steaks proudly supports local farmers and other Philly food artisans. Stop by Geno’s for an original Philly cheesesteak – any day, any time. We look forward to serving you!

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