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NRD Ep. 69: Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley

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NRD Ep. 69: Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley
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On Episode 69 of No Rain Date, we’re joined by Ellen Underwood, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley to discuss how the organization supports consumers who want to purchase locally-grown produce and other foods at an affordable price. A

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No Rain Date Ep. 60: Fighting Food Deserts With Kellyn Foundation

Meagan Grega
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No Rain Date Ep. 60: Fighting Food Deserts With Kellyn Foundation
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On this episode we’re happy to welcome Kellyn Foundation co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Meagan Grega, MD. Launched nearly 15 years ago, the Kellyn Foundation is having a positive impact on local communities through its various initiatives designed to help families “make the healthy choice, the easy choice.”

Ideal Food Basket

‘Ideal Food Basket’ to Open Inside Former Ahart’s Market

Est. Read Time: 2 mins

When news broke earlier this spring that a landmark grocery store on Bethlehem’s South Side would soon close, concerns grew that the area would slip further into the “food desert” category. Fortunately, that won’t be the case, after the Ahart’s building was purchased by a businessman who owns other supermarkets in the area.

Ahart's Food Desert

With Ahart’s Set to Close, Concern Over Food Insecurity Grows

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Ahart’s Market in South Bethlehem has offered healthy and affordable food options to locals for nearly 20 years, however that’s about to change. The neighborhood grocery store recently announced it will close April 30 due to what it said were profitability issues related to COVID-19.

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No Rain Date Ep. 29: Bethlehem Food Co-Op Update with Carol Ritter

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No Rain Date Ep. 29: Bethlehem Food Co-Op Update with Carol Ritter
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Welcome to Ep. 29 of No Rain Date, your weekly podcast featuring local news and in-depth interviews from the Lehigh Valley and beyond. This week’s guest is Carol Ritter, a board member of the Bethlehem Food Co-Op.

ALDI Won’t Disclose Plans for Bottom Dollar Stores Till at Least March

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

Only a few years after Bottom Dollar exploded on the grocery shopping scene in the Lehigh Valley with more than half a dozen brand new supermarkets, the chain is no more. The Bottom Dollar at 1529 Broadway, Fountain Hill, closed its doors Sunday, after company officials announced earlier this month that all the stores in the region would close by Jan. 15. The stores were sold by Delhaize Group to ALDI Inc. last year. In a response to a comment about the closings posted on the ALDI USA Facebook page by Saucon Source publisher Josh Popichak, the company issued a response that will likely frustrate some former customers of the Bottom Dollar stores.