Philly Homegrown intern Liz Shovlin is at it again, searching out information about a popular local organization and reminding us of their tie to local food scene. Thanks Liz!
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is headquartered in Philadelphia, and boasts an extensive list of horticultural resources, ranging from books to gardening experts. Philadelphia Green is a part of PHS’s green initiative to improve environmental, social, and economic conditions of the city. In keeping with its mission of “motivating people to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture” PHS created the City Harvest program, a program of Philadelphia Green, which gives thousands of residents in Philadelphia and the surrounding regions access to fresh, wholesome produce. Boasting 42 community garden partners, the City Harvest program fights hunger, as it reaches 1000 families each week offering fresh, local produce.
In addition to the famous Philadelphia Flower Show, PHS hosts many other gardening events, aids community growers, and offers horticultural support to farmers and gardeners alike. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society offers hundreds of events to the public, and is an inspirational resource that encourages the growth of our bountiful region.
Uwishunu has caught a case of Oscar Fever. With all the buzz around Silver Linings Playbook and its eight oscar nominations this Sunday, we couldn’t help but get caught up in it all. We’ve rounded up our top picks for Oscar Viewing parties on Sunday; we’ve put together a Silver Linings-themed itinerary of Philadelphia; and [...]
Teuscher Chocolates, whose Philly outpost is one of only ten in the U.S., has been declared the Best Chocolate in the World by National Geographic who, just over a year ago, gave us some dessert love by naming Capogiro the #1 ice cream spot in the world. Dolf Teuscher founded his chocolate house 70 years [...]
There’s a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are upon us. That, in turn, means that it’s time to start thinking about decorating and gifting. If you’re looking to go green — literally and figuratively — this holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Bazaar at Greensgrow Farms. The event runs two [...]
If fashion design is up your alley, you won’t want to miss this “tailor-made” event. Norman Porter, a local denim, canvas and leather company, will be demonstrating how to construct denim jeans at Art in the Age on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn the fascinating process of denim and leather crafting [...]