Philadelphia, PA - The Sisterly Love Food Fair celebrates Women's History Month with special food fair pop-ups heading to all corners of the region. For four weekends in a row, look for the top local female chefs, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs supporting each other during the pandemic at this one-day outdoor, socially distanced food market. See Coverage on PhillyBite Magazine
The Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair celebrates Women's History Month
On Saturday, March 6th, Sisterly Love will head to the Main Line and Philadelphia Suburbs for the very first time. Hosted by Ardmore Initiative and Restaurant Marokko, Sisterly Love will pop-up in Schauffele Plaza in Downtown Ardmore from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm with dozens of regional and local vendors, plus entertainment provided by Ardmore Music Hall. On Saturday, March 13th, Sisterly Love heads to Northern Liberties for the first time, popping up at and around Hudson Table at the Piazza from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm.
Look for top female food vendors from across the city plus female-led Northern Liberties businesses to add to the mix. On Saturday, March 20th, Sisterly Love will present a special brunch pop-up event in and around Bridget Foys on South Street. This special event will run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and feature vendors from across the city, as well as from Queen Village, Society Hill, and South Street. For the grand finale, on March 27th, look for Sisterly Love to present a larger and extended event with its first visit to Cherry Street Pier. Lokal Artisan Foods and French Toast Bites will serve as the local host for the event that will also be part of French Toast Bites grand opening at Cherry Street Pier. This special event will run from 12 Noon to 4:00 pm. For a full list of dates, locations, and vendors, visit Sisterly Love on Instagram at @sisterlylovefoodfair or on Facebook at Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair.
"The Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair is back in time for Women's History Month," said co-organizer Bridget Foy. "We have an amazing line-up of new locations, new vendors, and special additions for our next four events. We are thrilled to connect with female-led hospitality businesses in Downtown Ardmore and Northern Liberties, and we are thrilled to head to Cherry Street Pier and partner with Charisse McGill of Lokal Artisan Foods. Since the pandemic started and the food fairs launched, we have worked with and supported 75 female-owned hospitality and lifestyle businesses at 13 events throughout the city so far. The fair has proven to be this amazing way to connect and create community when we are all facing the most challenging days of our lives. Together, we can help support each other and we hope to continue the fairs as long as there are a need and interest by the vendors and the public."
Shop local, shop small, and shop female this Women's History Month! The Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair is back with four new locations and dates for the food-centric and giftable offerings from the top women-owned hospitality businesses in the region.
Dreamed up locally by the leading female restaurateurs with inspiration occurring nationally, the Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair is a women-led initiative to promote Philadelphia-based and female-run hospitality businesses affected by the pandemic by way of traveling food markets. It’s time to unite, support each other and bring some socially distanced fun. COVID-safe shopping will include baked goods, handmade pasta, ramen kits, artisanal condiments, and much more. With the new dates, look for female-led retail vendors from each neighborhood to also join the shopping mix.
DOWNTOWN ARDMORE Host: Ardmore Initiative and Restaurant Marokko
For Saturday, March 6th, Ardmore Initiative, and Restaurant Marokko will host the Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair for its first pop-up on the Main Line and in the Philly Suburbs. The event will run from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm at Schauffele Plaza in Downtown Ardmore, at 14 E. Lancaster Avenue. Local vendors will include Restaurant Marokko, Janice Martin Couture, Styche Women's Boutique, and others. Regional vendors will include Hale + True Cider, Kismet Bagels, Fishtown Pickle Project, Triple Bottom Brewing Company, Sundry Morning Spice Co, Feel Goodies, and many more. Ardmore Music Hall will provide entertainment for the day, playing music from their storied archives. All vendors are subject to change. Please visit social media the week of an event for the final list. Free and open to the public. Masks and social distancing required.
NORTHERN LIBERTIES Host: Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and Hudson Table
For Saturday, March 13th, Northern Liberties Business Improvement District and Hudson Table will host the Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm inside and around Hudson Table, located at the Piazza at 1001 N. 2nd Street. Local vendors will include Hudson Table, black-owned business Trunc, The Random Tea Room and Curiosity Shop, and others to be announced. The growing list of regional vendors includes Kismet Bagels, Fishtown Pickle Project, Queen and Rook Game Cafe, Sundry Morning Spice Co, Feel Goodies, Sazon BYOB, Noshes by Sheri, Heirzom Bakery, Love, Annamaria Pesto, Paxon + Penn, Poppas Custard, Maker Missy, and Amy's Pastellios, Hello Vietnam. All vendors are subject to change. Please visit social media the week of an event for the final list. Masks and social distancing required.
SOUTH STREET AND QUEEN VILLAGE Host: Bridget Foy's
For Saturday, March 20th, the Sisterly Love Food Fair will host a brunch take-over at Bridget Foy's at 200 South Street, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Come shop, eat, and celebrate spring at Bridget Foys - located at 200 South Street, special Sisterly Love Brunch Drinks and Food specials. Partial vendor list includes Triple Bottom Brewery, Sri Lanken/ Amys Pastellios, Queen and Rook Game Cafe, Essen Bakery, Sazon BYOB, Noshes by Sheri, Hale + True Cider, Love, Dye Hard Fan, Feel Goodies. Make your reservations now for brunch at the brand new Bridget Foy's for this event by visiting Bridgetfoys.com or Bridget Foys on Resy. All vendors are subject to change. Please visit social media the week of an event for the final list. Masks and social distancing required.
CHERRY STREET PIER Host: Lokal Artisan Foods and French Toast Bites
For Saturday, March 27th, the Sisterly Love Food Fair hosts their largest event ever with a special extended pop-up at Cherry Street Pier. Lokal Artisan Foods and French Toast Bites will celebrate their official grand opening weekend for a full residency at Cherry Street Pier by hosting the Fair from Noon to 4:00 pm. Enjoy socially-distanced covered shopping while enjoying the scenic waterfront views, artwork on display, and of course French Toast Bites, French Toast Bites Milkshakes and new French Toast Bites Coffee. Look for an extensive vendor list to be announced. Vendors confirm so far include Kismet Bagels, Fishtown Pickle Project, Queen and Rook Game Cafe, Sundry Morning Spice Co, Feel Goodies, Sazon BYOB, French Toast Bites, Cry Baby Pasta and Wine, Bridget Foys, High Street Hospitality, Jezabels Cafe, Vernick. All vendors are subject to change. Please visit social media the week of an event for the final list. Masks and social distancing required. Look for additional programming from Cherry Street Pier and Lokal Artisan Foods to be announced.
GENERAL MARKET INFORMATION
All markets above are free to attend and open to the public. Food, drink, and gifts are pay-as-you-go. For health and safety protocols for all shopping markets above, COVID protective masks are required at all times while shopping. All shoppers and guests must be socially distanced. When possible, shoppers are encouraged to use contactless payment when offered. Each venue may have additional protocols that also must be followed. Please visit venue websites in advance to best learn how you can help protect yourself and those around you