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Seeds of Change: A Farm Grows in Chester

August 2, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Caitlin McCabe Pedaling wildly along her block in Chester, Jade Mills approached the chain-link fence, dropped her bike, and sprinted toward a picnic table lined with bins of fruit. "What's this?" the 5-year-old said, plopping a plump cherry into her mouth as she wiggled onto a bench alongside her friends. "I've ...

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Talking Philabundance with Glenn Bergman

May 31, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Rick Nichols You might consider Glenn Bergman, 63, something of the Zelig of Philadelphia's food scene. There he was in the '80s, humping desserts for a Frog Commissary-catered party. Then grilling stuffed veal loin at La Terasse. Then running a corporate dining unit. By 2004, he was leading the fourfold ...

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Weavers Way GM Takes Over Philabundance

April 3, 2015  by 

By Matt Gelb Glenn Bergman had food, and Pam Lawler wanted it. These were the nascent days of Philabundance, when Lawler - founder of the region's largest hunger-relief organization - would drive to area businesses in her blue Subaru station wagon, seeking leftovers. Bergman was executive chef at Frog Commissary catering in ...

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Party People Hoop It Up for Charity

March 24, 2015  by 

By Jenny DeHuff IT'S PROBABLY safe to say that a good time was had by all at this year's Zarwin Baum March Madness-a-thon at the Crystal Tea Room (100 E. Penn Square), where day drinking among socialites helped raise almost $200,000 for Philabundance. The 13th annual nine-hour affair was a slam dunk, ...

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