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Food: Five Community Gardens Enriching Philadelphia

Food: Five Community Gardens Enriching Philadelphia

Community gardens are spreading like weeds throughout Philadelphia. These beautiful green spaces ensure sustainable, fresh produce in a concrete jungle and provide a refreshing feel to a metropolitan area. Not only do these open spaces equip their communities with healthy food options, they also improve the daily quality of people’s lives and give them opportunities […]

 By Sarah Higgins

Fairhill: PhillyEarth Teaches Local Students About Sustainability

Fairhill: PhillyEarth Teaches Local Students About Sustainability

PhillyEarth, an organization founded to teach local children about becoming community sustainability leaders, provides after-school programs, an urban farm site and community outreach programs to Fairhill. Jon Hopkins, who runs the organization, welcomes a host of children into their space at the Village Arts and Humanities, 2544 Germantown Ave. Hopkins most recently taught seven children on […]