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How horticulture and green space can be used as community-building tools people

Jan. 8, 2016 11:00 am

How horticulture and green space can be used as community-building tools

New Pennsylvania Horticultural Society prez Matt Rader knows a thing or two about the topic from his time with Fairmount Park Historical Preservation Trust.
How the first urban Earthship is getting neighbors acclimated to its mission method

Dec. 29, 2015 12:30 pm

How the first urban Earthship is getting neighbors acclimated to its mission

The project is crowdfunding again to afford construction. But neighbors in the poverty-stricken Lower Lancaster Ave neighborhood are still trying to understand why they're there.
[Commentary] Making Community Gardening Work in the City method

May 27, 2015 1:00 pm

[Commentary] Making Community Gardening Work in the City

It’s August in a community garden. The stems of the tomato plants are almost weighed down to the parched, hot soil by the over-ripe fruit just waiting to be picked. The morning glories have managed to wrap their vines around the stems of those tomato plants. And the harlequin beetles have turned the kale, which […]
Event: Philadelphia Home Grown Music Fest is This Weekend method

Sep. 9, 2014 10:54 am

Event: Philadelphia Home Grown Music Fest is This Weekend

Across the city this weekend, Philadelphians will be able to experience locally-grown food and local music as the two come together for the Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival, happening from September 12-14. The goal is to support locally grown food, food justice and food independence all while providing the opportunity for local musicians to showcase their work. […]

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