You are viewing 5 articles with the tag Garden Justice Legal Initiative

    • Garden advocates outside City Hall, September 2016 | Catalina Jaramillo / PlanPhilly

Urban agriculture leaders ask for citywide commitments to garden preservation and creation

More than one hundred urban farmers and food justice advocates, some of them with cardboard signs in the shape of carrots, tomatoes, and eggplants, attended the first Philadelphia City Council hearing…

    • Gardener Phil Forsyth in St. Bernard Community Garden, May 2016 | Max Marin

After dodging sheriff’s sale, community gardens look ahead to the Land Bank

Two long-tenured community gardens in West Philadelphia are breathing a temporary sigh of relief. For the second time in a few years, St. Bernard Community Garden in Cedar Park has narrowly…

    • 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,…

Eyes on the Street

December 12-16: PHS holiday pop-up shop, Moviehouse, urban gardening talk, Unsilent Night

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Holiday Pop-Up Shop Monday, December 12- Friday, December 16, 8am-2:30pm daily. Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Visit the Comcast Center’s lower lobby this week and find…

    • Alexander Wilson Elementary School's owl | PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

School closing announcements today, green-thumb lawyers, urban design jitters, and salty water

School closing and consolidation recommendations will be released today, reports The Public School Notebook, stay tuned to the Notebook and PlanPhilly for full coverage. Northeast Times Star profiles the…

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