Steeped Summer Sips: Revive with cool fruity infusions, fresh from the farmers market

For locavores, the morning moments spent at Philadelphia farmers markets can be defined as delicious bliss. When the temperatures hit their harshest levels this summer, chill out by turning the local bounty found at the market into refreshing summer sips that don’t rely on tea or citrus shipped from miles and continents away.

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The Modern Cocktail Garden: Presenting 18 plants to grow (and drink) this summer.

Herbal cocktails have evolved beyond the mojito. Why should the garden be any different? All across town, smart bartenders are mixing sophisticated summer elixirs with leaves, flowers, berries and buds of locally grown flora. Since you, savvy gardener/drinker, already have the mint-and-basil basics mastered, we thought we’d help you diversify your imbibe-able herb portfolio. Muddle 'em. Steep 'em. Soak 'em in gin or freeze 'em in ice. These 18 plants will keep you (and your drink) refreshed all summer long.

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