Sitting at her eye-catching, bright green fudge-O-lutely stand in the brick building at Harrisburg's Broad Street Market, Kost reflects on her decision to cross the bridge from a career in criminal justice to selling fudge full time.
Baguettes, muffins and cookie bars tempt shoppers at the market's newest stand, Raising the Bar.
Our first video features Jessica Kost of fudge-O-Lutely, a new craft fudge producer and purveyor in the Broad Street Market. It accompanies our story on Jess and her business, which can be read here.
Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, The Broad Street Market is a midtown landmark that is experiencing rapid growth. My dear friend Beth Taylor took over as Market Manager late last year and she has helped to usher in a lot of changes. From new vendors to kid-friendly spaces, The Market is noticeably fresher and brighter. If you haven't been to The Market recently, you are missing out on a great shopping experience and the some of the yummiest local treats.
We don't know about you, but we're ready for some warmer weather. No matter what the forecast says, we're keeping our sunny dreams alive by looking ahead to our favorite time of the year: farmers market season.
It's a good problem to have, vendors at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg are selling out of products on busy market days. It's not unusual for visitors to have a hard time securing a parking space, or finding a seat inside the market. "It's revived. It's vibrant. It's lively. There is all kinds of people here,"
Just in time for the holiday season, Popped Culture began weekly popcorn donations to local children staying for after-school programs in Harrisburg schools. 100 students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and 75 students at Camp Curtain Academy received popcorn treats last week.
The Pennsylvania House and Senate are moving toward a budget showdown this month, but there's something even hotter going on in Harrisburg: the city's often-overlooked culinary scene. The Town Dish has surveyed the capital area for some of the best food and entertainment destinations this holiday season. Here are our top 12 food and drink gems in Harrisburg.
The historic Broad Street Market has a new manager.
Tasty Dishes Authentic African Cuisine serves authentic African cuisine at the Broad Street Market in Harrisburg