South Jersey Farmers Markets opening dates for May 2015

Fresh spinach from the farmers market |

The Haddon Heights Farmers Market posted on its Facebook page that opening day is 19 days away. The announcement took me surprise. As excited as I am about it just being weeks until I can start planning my meals around what is in season again, it hadn’t occurred to me it would be happening so soon. […]

Locavore odds and ends: At Tortilla Press and Bistro Di Marino in Collingswood, you no longer have to bring your own

Farm and Fisherman Tavern & Market free fixins bar for the $5 Happy Hour burger in May | southjerseylocavore

Now that spring is finally in full swing (yet I’m still sitting at my desk with the space heater next to me), it’s time to get back to my weekly odds and ends on Fridays – a roundup of news, event, and anything else I find relevant. Big, exciting news! Beginning this week, The Tortilla […]

Catelli Duo in Voorhees has an impressive commitment to local foods

Catelli Duo's Quartet of cellos - apple, blood orange, pistachio and chocolate |

Sixteen courses, my friends. That’s what I was treated lat month at Catelli Duo. I was there to talk about the Voorhees Town Center restaurant’s use of local foods and sustainability initiatives, and I did. I also enjoyed quite a feast that I wasn’t expecting. Chef Lou Imbesi sent out dish after dish of really good […]