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Michele Marchetti

Michele Marchetti is a freelance writer and the former managing editor of StateCollege.com. Prior to moving to State College, she spent more than 10 years writing for national magazines. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Fortune, Fortune Small Business, Glamour, U.S. News & World Report, Runner's World, Good Housekeeping, Working Mother, Yoga Life and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MMStateCollege or contact her at mitchmarchetti@gmail.com

Articles by Michele Marchetti

Michele Marchetti: State College Moms Outfit Newtown Students with Superhero Capes
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Michele Marchetti: State College Moms Outfit Newtown Students with Superhero Capes
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Dawn Rivera listened as the caller told her about “Capes for Kids,” an effort to purchase superhero capes for every elementary school student in Newtown, Conn. The idea was to present the superheroes with capes on their first day back to school, Michele Marchetti writes. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Finding Warmth Around a Crowded Dinner Table
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Michele Marchetti: Finding Warmth Around a Crowded Dinner Table
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
As I take stock of the people who are in the “river” with me, I’m trying my best to embrace that universal New Year’s resolution of practicing gratitude. Each day is a gift, so is every meal. Especially the ones we share with the extended family we choose for ourselves, Marchetti writes. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: A Quick Chat with the 89-year-old Purveyor of Meyer Dairy Eggnog
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Michele Marchetti: A Quick Chat with the 89-year-old Purveyor of Meyer Dairy Eggnog
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Meyer Dairy eggnog is delectable in coffee and mixed with hot chocolate. For the ultimate holiday indulgence, I’m planning on soaking a few hearty slices of Gemelli bread in the stuff, and frying up some Eggnog French Toast, Michele Marchetti writes. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: In Defense of Trader Joe’s
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Michele Marchetti: In Defense of Trader Joe’s
89 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
About 10 minutes after the State College Trader Joe’s opened its doors for the first time, I spotted a friend who stopped in for a quick trip on his way home from the gym. Apparently this didn’t go over so well with his wife, Michele Marchetti writes. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Friends & Farmers Working Toward Member-Owned Grocery Store
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Michele Marchetti: Friends & Farmers Working Toward Member-Owned Grocery Store
94 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Perhaps (hopefully) you’ve heard something about Friends & Farmers, or maybe even seen its T-shirts. More than 200 people have signed up as prospective members; the organization has an active Facebook site; and an upcoming event (more on that later) is quickly gaining momentum. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Tastes of Hawaii
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Michele Marchetti: Tastes of Hawaii
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
As far as my son was concerned, one week in this tropical paradise would not affect his eating habits (aside from the fact that he’d get to eat a lot more dessert). You can get yogurt, grilled chicken, and grapes in Hawaii, too; you’ll just pay a lot more money for them, Michele Marchetti writes [Read More]
Community Comfort Food: Behind the Scenes at the Boalsburg Farmer’s Market Chef’s Competition
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Community Comfort Food: Behind the Scenes at the Boalsburg Farmer’s Market Chef’s Competition
102 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
We were gathered at the Boalsburg Farmer’s Market for the chef’s competition, an event that coincided with Local Foods Week. Chefs from six local restaurants were competing for the Market’s Golden Basket Award. They had to use fresh ingredients from market vendors. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: My Summer Food Bucket List
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Michele Marchetti: My Summer Food Bucket List
107 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Since I tend to eat the unhealthiest in the summer — damn you, barbecue — I’m sharing my summer food bucket list: a gluttonous list of my favorite, local summertime eats. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Celebrate Farms and Local Food at Second Annual Summer Solstice Celebration
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Michele Marchetti: Celebrate Farms and Local Food at Second Annual Summer Solstice Celebration
111 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Imagine a time when we show as much enthusiasm for a new farm as we do for the opening of a new big box store. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Webster’s Café is Where I Hang My Mug
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Michele Marchetti: Webster’s Café is Where I Hang My Mug
115 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
As I type this, I’m drinking coffee from my recently purchased Webster’s mug. It’s my new favorite, easily holding two-plus cups of my morning, late-morning and early afternoon brew. [Read More]
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