Category Archives: Food Availability

The Masterful Market

Market’s trump (no pun intended) the supermarket for me ANY DAY! The local  Farmer’s Market, Renninger’s, here in Kutztown gives the electric feel of the weekenders and culture of 5 generations as compared to the dull fluorescence of strolling through the … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability | Leave a comment

Organic vs. Non-Organic

As Cher once said, “If you could turn back time” would you? Today, more than ever, the modern day grocery shopper has an overly abundant amount of decisions to make when shopping. If we were to go back circa 1990 … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability | Leave a comment

Fruitful Delights

Because the average person buys for appearance instead of taste, fruit found at a local supermarket is more likely to be purchased than fruit that was grown from someone’s backyard.  The most striking differences between the two are the combination … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability | Leave a comment

Most Convenient Spot for Quick Groceries by Jason Hurst

  Jason Hurst Being that I don’t have a car it can sometimes be quite difficult for me to get food living in Kutztown. So I couldn’t help but be curious of what different places were available for me to … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability | Leave a comment

The Importance of Local Food

Do you like eating compost? If you do, then Giant’s strawberries, shipped all the way from Mexico, are perfect for you. It’s moldy enough to pet and mushy enough to be compost. Now the real question is: how did Giant … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Buying Local Vs. Buying Large

Caroline Leahy ENG230 Dr. Chernekoff April 1, 2017 The Comparison Between Buying Local vs. Buying Large I must admit that I am an environment-loving, tree-hugging, produce-eating fanatic. Growing up, I have always had a fascination on eating healthy – all things … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability | Leave a comment

How Far Food Goes

Upon entering any grocery store I am overwhelmed by the produce stacked precariously and the shelves filled with so much food I wonder how they could sell everything in time before it went bad. The truth is they can not … Continue reading

Posted in Food Availability, Narratives | Leave a comment