Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

Point Breeze: Garden Anchors Food Access And Connects Community

New American families are staking claim in South Philadelphia from the ground up. The Growing Together Garden on 25th and Reed Streets has been offering refugees and community members the opportunity to grow fresh produce and cultivate community since its opening in 2015. In a new partnership between the Nationalities Service Center (NSC) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural […]

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Mill Creek: Farm Provides for Community in More Ways Than You May Know

Mill Creek: Farm Provides for Community in More Ways Than You May Know

Alkebu-Lan Marcus, a 23-year-old assistant farm manager at Mill Creek Farm, got his start by growing food in his own backyard. He is interested in being able to control his own resources and becoming more sustainable. Living within the Mill Creek community, he finds pleasure in giving back to his neighbors through working at the farm […]

 By Shaun Gallagher

Northeast: The Life of a Farrier

Northeast: The Life of a Farrier

Jon Weiler handles shoes–heavy stainless steel shoes–and he does custom fittings for his clients. But Weiler’s clients are huge–the horses at Pegasus Riding Academy in Bell’s Corner. Weiler’s job title is journeyman farrier and he has been fitting horses for shoes for the past 12 years. Weiler has suffered from many injuries while on the […]