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That thing you do: What happened around Philly in April purpose

May 2, 2019 7:57 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in April

Nonprofits and mission-driven organizations across the city were busy making their presence felt this past month.
Another community garden is losing land to development purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 12:24 pm

Another community garden is losing land to development

A developer recently purchased one of César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden's parcels in Kensington for $2,500.
Neighborhood gardens grow community as much as food. Now there is online tool to help purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 2:19 pm

Neighborhood gardens grow community as much as food. Now there is online tool to help

Grounded in Philly, relaunched April 11, fosters relationships between community gardeners and municipal authorities while supporting food access and leveraging vacant land policies.
Urban Creators is fundraising $30K to groom its next generation of leaders funding

Nov. 14, 2016 9:56 am

Urban Creators is fundraising $30K to groom its next generation of leaders

The goal, said cofounder Alex Epstein, is to put young people in a position to run the organization as is so he can focus on expanding the nonprofit.
Urban Creators cofounder Alex Epstein is a national finalist for this social innovation fellowship people

Aug. 11, 2016 12:45 pm

Urban Creators cofounder Alex Epstein is a national finalist for this social innovation fellowship

The 25-year old social entrepreneur is one of 11 finalists for the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship in Chicago.
HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work purpose

Aug. 4, 2016 10:26 am

HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work

A video reporter stopped by Life Do Grow Farm to chat with workers about food security, re-entry and social change.
What Philly’s Urban Farmers are Up to This Winter method

Feb. 27, 2015 11:30 am

What Philly’s Urban Farmers are Up to This Winter

How do Philly’s urban farms and community gardens operate through the cold season?
Philly Foodworks Shares Lessons from its First Year method

Nov. 18, 2014 1:59 pm

Philly Foodworks Shares Lessons from its First Year

Here's what they learned after a year connecting consumers with local food.
Excerpt from Nic Esposito’s Essay Collection “Kensington Homestead” on Urban Farming method

Nov. 18, 2014 1:30 pm

Excerpt from Nic Esposito’s Essay Collection “Kensington Homestead” on Urban Farming

Generocity.org columnist gives us an inside look at his new book
Commentary: Please Let Kids Be Farmers purpose

Sep. 26, 2014 11:11 am

Commentary: Please Let Kids Be Farmers

Series Intro: This series, titled Thoughts on a Movement, is intended to explore the philosophical implications and systems changes that are made possible by our society’s shift to sustainable practices. The author hopes to offer thoughts, opinions, and analysis on issues and innovations in the sustainability movement that inspire readers to both connect with and […]

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