Category Archives: Sustainability

Fibered Up: Artist Bonnie MacAllister to Yarn-Bomb The Tasting Room as Part of First Friday, August Residency

When I first met Doylestown native Bonnie MacAllister more than two years ago, she was helping me curate an art exhibition in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia for an online publication I was editing. I soon learned that MacAllister knew anyone who mattered in the Philly art scene, and that she’s also a prolific performer, writer and maker.

Since we opened The Tasting Room, her and her husband Victor have been big supporters of our seasonal cafe, and we’re proud to exhibit her talents on one of the Ardmore’s biggest art stages, First Friday Main Line, on Aug. 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. (more…)

Game Time: Duck, Quail, Goose and Rabbit Star in This Show

Even though game meat is typically richer in flavor and leaner in fat than other domesticated animals like cows or chickens, it rarely captures enough attention to build an event around it. Rarer still is when multiple game meats share a starring role in an all-game meat throwdown. We were pleased to put together a game meat feast for a birthday party whose guest of honor is a big fan of duck, quail, rabbit and goose. (more…)

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, And A New Partnership

Finally the bun is out of the oven. Jennifer delivered our first child on Jan. 6 at 11:09 p.m. in Bryn Mawr. He was 7 lbs., 9 oz., and 21 inches long, and has demonstrated quite the appetite in his first three weeks on the job. We also welcome a new partnership with one of the most talented, most sustainability-minded young professionals in the region. (more…)

High Yield: JPM's Organic Garden Tour

This summer, JPM Catering and Events has used tomatoes, herbs, and flowers grown from a 24×8 parcel of our next-door neighbor’s sun-drenched backyard in Ardmore. After all this rain and Jennifer’s hard work, things are really popping in our organic garden, so we thought we’d share the sights with you. (more…)