Kensington: Growers of Neighborhoods

Kensington: Growers of Neighborhoods

Since 1997, Greensgrow Farms has been an active member of Kensington, Philadelphia. A nationally recognized leader in urban farming, the farm aims to grow food in sustainable and economical ways. Through the use of greenhouses and high tunnel farming, the farm grows food that is sold at their farm stand In addition to selling produce, the farm […]

 

Taller Puertorriqueño: The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia

Taller Puertorriqueño: The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia

Although Taller Puertorriqueño is divided into two buildings one block apart, the organization is united in its mission to develop and promote Latino art and culture in the community. Since 1974, Taller has been at the heart of the art scene in El Bloque de Oro providing the community with art and art-based educational programs for […]

 By Najee Clancy and Tyler Dougherty

Hunting Park: Lacrosse Finds a Home in North Philadelphia

Hunting Park: Lacrosse Finds a Home in North Philadelphia

Becky Bannan is a senior at Little Flowers Catholic High School for Girls. A seemingly well-balanced student, Bannan said she finds solace in a sport that is not typically seen in the city: lacrosse. Lacrosse is a contact sport played in many suburban areas in the United States and has found a home in the […]