Bethlehem Food Co-op

Bethlehem Receives $2.9 Million for Food Co-op Grocery Store

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Exciting news came earlier this week related to the local fight against food insecurity, when Rep. Susan Wild (D-7) announced Tuesday that the City of Bethlehem had secured a $2.9 million grant for the construction of the Bethlehem Food Co-op’s community-owned grocery store at 250 E. Broad Street.

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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.”

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.

Summer Meals Quakertown

Quakertown Kids Get Summer Meals at St. Luke’s (Sponsored)

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For kids in Quakertown, St. Luke’s University Health Network has launched a new Summer Meals Program—running from June 17 to Aug. 30—to make sure no child goes without a nutritious lunch during the summer months.

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Grow Veggies This Summer, Help Local Families in Need

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Mark your calendars. On June 16, Plant A Row Lehigh Valley (PARLV) will begin their fourth season of helping food-insecure families and individuals in Lehigh and Northampton counties.

Grow More Vegetables, Help Feed Local Families With Plant a Row LV

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Plant a Row Lehigh Valley–a nonprofit organization that addresses food insecurity in the Lehigh Valley–is now accepting online registrations for its third annual campaign to help home gardeners donate fruits and vegetables to families and individuals in Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown and surrounding areas.

St. Michael the Archangel Students Pack Meals for Africa (Photos)

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St. Michael the Archangel Middle School students received a Lenten lesson in humanity Tuesday when they helped pack meals for impoverished people in Africa, as part of an effort coordinated with Catholic Relief Services.