A Peachtree Fine Dining Event | 5.16.24

Honoring Judy Wicks

Judy Wicks Photo
Judy Wicks is an activist, author, and entrepreneur who pioneered the local food movement as owner of legendary White Dog Café in West Philly from 1983 to 2010. Concurrently and beyond, she launched multiple influential non-profit initiatives that support the growth of regional economies and the expansion of sustainable business practices, including Fair Food, the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, the nationwide Business Alliance for Local Living Economies BALLE (now called Common Future), All Together Now PA, and the PA Fibershed. Judy’s work has earned numerous local and national awards, including the Impact Award for Economic Justice from Social Venture Network, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Lifetime Achievement Award, and the James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year Award. Judy was inducted into the University Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame in 2016.


Thursday, May 16th 2024
6:00pm – 9:00pm


The Francis Cope House at Awbury Arboretum

One Awbury Road, Philadelphia, PA 19138

Thank You to Our Generous Host Committee

Updated 4/9/24
Brad Boone
Sandra Cadwalader
Peter & Katherine Commons
Shanna Halpern & Jean Gajary
Mike Gillum & Andrew White
Mary & William Hangley
Rebecca Johnson & Lawrence Weisberg
Nicole Juday & Sam Rhoads
Brenna Kelly
Norman Marcus
Marion Miller
George McNeely & William O’Connor
Linda Owens
Sara Robbins
Mark Sellers & Najjia Mahmoud
Chris & Lee van de Velde
Kristen Winch & Ron Tarver
Tom & Loretta Witt
Sydelle Zove & Stephen Kaufman

Enjoy an Evening with Friends in the Cope House Gardens

• Specialty Cocktails crafted by Many Hands Apothecary

• Mead Tasting with the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild

• Fine Dining by Peachtree

• Butlered Desserts

• Live Auction

• Silent Auction

• Music

Our Sponsors

Raymond James Sponsor
Univest Sponsor
Cantrill Clark & Hamilton Sponsor Logo
Philadelphia Gardens, Inc. Logo
Peachtree Catering and Events Logo
Philadelphia Beekeeper's Logo
Fuugs Woodworking Logo
Monte & Sons Logo
Attic Brewing Co Sponsor
George Draguns Logo