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October 1, 2014 10:00 am — 11:15 am

Taste of Philadelphia: Market Tours


October 4, 2014 10:00 am — 11:15 am

Taste of Philadelphia: Market Tours


October 5, 2014 9:00 am — 1:00 pm

Safety Day at the Market


October 8, 2014 10:00 am — 11:15 am

Taste of Philadelphia: Market Tours


October 10, 2014

Midday Melodies: Reading Terminals

News & Events

Tickets are Now on Sale for OysterFest!
September 29, 2014 — Sarah LevitskyTickets are Now on Sale for OysterFest!

2nd Annual OysterFest Friday, November 7, 6:308:30pm We are thrilled to announce that we are bringing back OysterFest by popular demand! Sample a dozen varieties of oysters, each paired with a local craft beer. Our merchant partners include Molly Malloy’s Bar & Grill, Pearl’s Oyster Bar and Fair Food Farmstand. Additional support is provided by Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences. Net proceeds will benefit the Reading Terminal Market’s nutrition education programming for Philadelphia school children. There are only 150 tickets available, and last year’s event was a sell out, so don’t delay — purchase your tickets today!

Reading Terminal Market to Begin Delivering with Instacart
September 12, 2014 — Sarah LevitskyReading Terminal Market to Begin Delivering with Instacart

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Instacart, the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour. Beginning later this fall, Instacart will provide delivery of produce and grocery items from participating Reading Terminal Market merchants. Additional products and merchants will be added in a later phase of the program. “We are excited to partner with Instacart and offer this remarkable service to Reading Terminal Market customers,” said Paul Steinke, General Manager of Reading Terminal Market. “For the first time our customers will be able to get home delivery of products from the Market within an hour. This service will be a time-​saving tool for many shoppers who, due to their busy schedule, geographic location, lack of transportation or other circumstances, may not be able to get to Reading Terminal Market as often as the [ … ]

Reading Terminal Market’s Summer Nutrition Education Programs are a Big Hit!
August 15, 2014 — Sarah LevitskyReading Terminal Market’s Summer Nutrition Education Programs are a Big Hit!

This summer, the Market is holding its first-​ever nutrition education programs for Philadelphia school children and the program has been a big hit! Approximately 120 kids aged 913 are learning about healthy food at the Reading Terminal Market’s Eat Right Cooking Camp. This innovative nutrition education program is targeted to middle school students whose families receive SNAP benefits (“food stamps.”) The Market provides a uniquely vibrant venue for nutrition education, with access to a broad range of fresh, local and healthy foods. With help from our partners at the Health Promotion Council, Chef Angela Scipio is teaching food safety, basic nutrition and hands-​on preparation of delicious healthy foods. The five-​session program is structured by meal, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, with core messages reinforced in each session. Food-​related activities include identifying and sou [ … ]


the market blog

Chef’s Challenge Winner — Braised Pork Belly (Glazed with Basil Honey) Tartine
We recently ran a contest so explosive – that kitchen fires were happening all over! Just kidding, of course. However, we did ask foodies and aspiring-​chefs alike to create dish. But not just any ol’ dish – a dish that was only limited to certain …
“Early Birds Get the Best Breakfast in Philadelphia — in the Market,” By Carolyn Wyman
Photo: David Braunstein of Pearl’s Oyster Bar with Bacon N’ Banana French Toast The Down Home Diner and Dutch Eating Place have long been among Philadelphians’ favorite breakfast destinations. In the past five to seven years, thoug…
Morel Mushroom and Asparagus Eggs Benedict
We’re firm believers in brunch traditions, which is why this tasty dish can be made entirely from ingredients at the Reading Terminal Market. Stop by to pick up the fixings for this meal and wander the historic aisles of the market. Then, spend a…

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