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You are viewing 3 articles with the tag community gardens by the author Christine Fisher

    • Grounded in Philly
Eyes on the Street

New website helps gardeners secure vacant land

In the past year, the St. Bernard Community Garden fought to save its land from sheriff’s sale. The Sloan Street Community Garden lost a similar battle and was forced to relocate,…

    • Norris Square Neighborhood Project has 23 community garden parcels in CMX-2 and CMX-2.5 districts
Eyes on the Street

Councilman O'Neill's amendments hit community gardens

Less than six months after the City's new zoning code went into effect, giving community and market gardens a defined space within the city’s code for the first time, Councilman Brian…

    • St. Bernard Community Garden
Eyes on the Street

Vacant land, home of St. Bernard Community Garden to be sold

It’s the classic tale of the Philadelphia community garden. Neighbors band together to clean a vacant lot. They work the weeded rubble until it is healthy soil. They start to grow…

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