Resources: Philadelphia Region

Emergency Food

Food & Meal Finder

Free food, nutrition services and public benefits in the area, compiled by the City of Philadelphia.

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Food Pantries & Community Fridges

Food pantries in the area, compiled by the Hunger Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.

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Map to food help, compiled by Be Healthy PA.

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User generated compilation of community fridges throughout Philadelphia.

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Emergency Food Map from Share Food Program

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Free Food Distributions

Pop-up free food distributions, via Sharing Excess and other participating organizations.

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SNAP Retailer Locator

Nationwide database of locations where SNAP is accepted, via the USDA.


Signing Up for SNAP

How to apply for SNAP benefits (food stamps), via Community Legal Services.


SNAP Hotline

SNAP application assistance, via the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger.

Farmers Markets

Farmers Market Finder

Database of local farmers markets and farm stands, compiled by the City of Philadelphia.


The Food Trust Farmers Markets

Network of farmers markets operated by Nutrition Navigator host The Food Trust.

National Resources & Organizations

American Heart Association

Find information on heart health and a list of recommendations for diet and lifestyle.

Building Our Understanding: Key Concepts of Evaluation

Find information on healthy living.

Leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.

Food and Drug Administration – United States Department of Agriculture

Learn more about the administration and find information on food labeling and nutrition.


Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health – Harvard University

Find information on nutrition, recipes and fitness.


Nutrition Education – SNAP-Ed Connection/United States Department of Agriculture

Nutrition Education can be used to deliver nutrition messages to the SNAP-Ed audience.


PubMed Central – U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine

PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).


Resources – National Farm to School Network

Search the resource database to find information by setting and topic.


SNAP-Ed Library – United States Department of Agriculture

Find information on interventions, education materials and program administration.


SNAP-Ed Toolkit – United States Department of Agriculture

This toolkit will help SNAP-Ed Implementing Agencies across the country find evidence-based interventions and explore the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework in order to strengthen our impact on our goal to help SNAP-eligible households make healthy eating and physical activity choices on a limited budget.


Today’s Dietitian

Browse this magazine for nutrition professionals.


The Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative – Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health/Harvard University

The Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative works with out of school time (OST) programs to improve nutrition- and physical activity-related practices, environments, and policies.


The Social-Ecological Model: A Framework for Prevention

Find information on prevention strategies.


United States Department of Agriculture

Eat Right– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Find resources on food, fitness and health. – Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/United States Department of Health and Human Services


Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child, or WSCC model, is CDC’s framework for addressing health in schools.


National health and nutrition organizations

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