• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 13 articles with the tag community gardens

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…

May 22: Smart A/C | feedback on 43rd/Baltimore development | North Catholic charter reuse | Chestnut Place apt conversion | East Passyunk community garden | GSK design and health

Good morning, Streeters. As Memorial Day approaches, today promises to feel like summer, possibly hitting 87° with a chance of thunderstorms.…

Jan 23: Code Blue | O'Neill to drop garden zoning restrictions, keep other roll-backs | redevelopment in Chinatown | City spending infographic | Philly: if not hip, interesting

Good morning. Holy frozen fingers, Streeters. Here's your Wednesday morning Buzz: Because temperatures will dip below 20° most days this…

New Zoning Code's Growing Pains [updated]

UPDATED: 1/23/13, 12:30pm: On January 24, City Council was set to consider changes to the new zoning code that would restrict…

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…

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…

Celebrate Fall on Philadelphia Orchard Day, 10/27

The Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) is continuing to grow at a rapid clip, and this Saturday is an opportunity for volunteers…

Situation Vacant: Community Contributors talk blight and hopes for reform

Living with the ripple-effects of blight has sadly become part of the Philadelphia condition thanks to our city's 40,000 vacant properties.…

Garden Tenders community garden training sessions start Wednesday (3/28)

Have the itch to start a community garden in your neighborhood? Curious about where to begin and how to make sure…

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.…

November 14-18: Slow Food tasting, community garden class, Reading Viaduct talk, Cities Under Siege, Charlie Chan in Egypt

Snail of Approval Tastings Monday, November 14, 7-9pm. Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Filbert streets. Slow Food Philly celebrates its first…

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