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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 Ryan A. Shellenberger, Autumn N. Kelly and Liza M. George

North Central: Temple Students Gardening for Change

North Central: Temple Students Gardening for Change

A group of friends at Temple University with a shared passion for gardening and helping improve the surrounding community planted an idea in 2009 that grew into the Temple Community Garden. These students, putting their green thumbs to work, started out with a small patch of ground at 11th and Berks Streets for their planting. […]