• New Harvest


    Last night, the New Harvest folks treated us to dinner at James, an upscale restaurant that serves modern American cuisine in Philadelphia’s Bella Vista neighborhood. The menu at James focuses on local, seasonal produce, humanely raised meats, wild seafood, and artisan cheeses. Because James selects only fresh locally-grown ingredients, the menu changes with the seasons. […]



    Today was a busy one! But, it was all FUN stuff! After the New Harvest presentations, the group traveled to the Reading Terminal for a vegetarian Italian cooking class at La Cucina. The owner of La Cucina, Anna Maria Florio, is a Philadelphia native and the daughter of Italian-born parents from Italy. She was the instructor […]



    Before learning all about New Harvest this morning, we started the day with breakfast at the hotel. We had a wonderful spread of fresh fruit, yogurt, muffins, pastries, eggs, French toast, bagels, bacon, sausage… seriously, there were a ton of options. I scoped out the food options and then headed straight for the COFFEE! I […]



    Good morning! 😎 I just got back from a glorious 3-mile run in the hotel gym. You might think I’m weird when I say this, but I love exercising when I am on vacation. There’s just something about a new place/new city/new surroundings that motivates and inspires me to get moving– even a hotel gym. […]