Upcoming Events and Activities

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April 25th, 2015
Orchard Workday at Woodford Orchard and Strawberry Mansion Orchard
10am- 1 pm
Meet at Woodford Mansion, 33rd and Dauphin in Fairmount Park

Join EPRA, POP, Naomi Wood Trust, and Strawberry Mansion Historic House for an orchard care day. We’ll be mulching and weeding these neighboring orchards, planting a new strawberry patch, building a grape trellis, and more. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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April 28th, 2015
Crop Planning for Small Space Gardens
5-6 pm
Ridge Avenue Garden, on Ridge between Susquehanna and Dauphin Streets

Join us for our first workshop in the Fourth Tuesday Skill-Building Series at our Ridge Avenue Community Garden and Green Resource Center! Lisa Mosca, Senior Program Manager for PHS’s City Harvest Program, will take us through seasonal planting, crop rotation, and tips for maximizing space and yield in your community garden plot or other small space.

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April 29th, 2015
Community Quilting Workshop
5 pm
Mander Recreation Center, 33rd and Diamond Streets

Join neighborhood artists Heidi Barr and Nickki Payne for a workshop on quilting and fabric art. Workshop is free and open to all ages.

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May 26th, 2015
Seed Saving Workshop
5-6 pm
Ridge Avenue Garden, on Ridge between Susquehanna and Dauphin Streets

Join seedkeepers Kirtrina Baxter and Owen Taylor for a workshop that covers the how and why of saving your own seeds from your garden.

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June 20th, 2015
Strawberry Festival

Save the date for 2015′s Strawberry Festival. Details to come!