Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden - Generocity Philly

Results

Apr. 26, 2018 12:56 pm

Triple Bottom Brewing Co. finally found a home: 915 Spring Garden

The social enterprise will run a jobs program for people who have criminal records or are experiencing homelessness. 

Triple Bottom Brewing's staff in their new space.

(Photo via twitter.com/TripleBottomCo)

A long-awaited craft brewery/social enterprise is getting closer and closer to opening its doors.

We first met Triple Bottom Brewing Co. in November 2016 when the company, started by husband-wife duo Tess Hart and Bill Popwell, announced its plans via an ultimately successful Indiegogo campaign to make both beer and a jobs program for people who have criminal records or are experiencing homelessness.

The name, of course, refers to the company’s commitment to three bottom lines: people (its future staff), planet (it will use water-conscious practices to brew the beer) and profit (the product itself needs to be good).

This week, Triple Bottom’s team announced the next stage of its development: The company and its taproom will be headquartered in the historic Reading Railroad building at 915 Spring Garden St. in Callowhill. They also announced its workforce development partners in Project HOME and PowerCorps PHL.

“I can think of no better place for Triple Bottom Brewing Company to open our doors,” said Hart, a Haverford native, via press release. “The building has a history of bringing together the Philadelphia community and that is exactly what Triple Bottom Brewing Company strives to do.”

The location is a far cry from the initial proposals of Francisville and Point Breeze, but it’s close to a few other breweries (and the future Rail Park) which, as Billy Penn notes, could be a visitor draw. The team offered no estimate for an opening date, but also per Billy Penn, “construction work has begun.” We’ll be eagerly awaiting further updates.

From our Partners

-30-
LEAVE A COMMENT

From our Partners

Education Law Center: Philadelphia’s pregnant and parenting students are ‘falling through the cracks’

Meet Bob Smith, the man behind Comcast’s $1 million investment for digital inclusion in Philadelphia

Power Moves: Lynn Schwartz joins Women’s Way as chief advancement officer

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories

Camden, NJ

LAEDA, Inc.

Program Manager

Apply Now
1424 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19102

Community Legal Services

Housing Unit Paralegal—Two (2)

Apply Now
1424 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19102

Community Legal Services

PARALEGALS – SSI UNIT – Two (2)

Apply Now

Alissa Weiss becomes the new director of partnerships at Benefits Data Trust

You know we’ve got your back. But who are the Generocity team members, really?

Moving out? Here’s a guide on throwing away or donating your items

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

Nonprofits and startups can win up to $360K at the WeWork Creator Awards

1424 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19102

Community Legal Services

PARALEGAL – SSI UNIT – COMMUNITY DISABILITY APPLICATION PROJECT PARALEGAL

Apply Now
Malvern, PA

People's Light

Major Gift Officer

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity