About PhillyHomegrown VisitPhilly.com
Homegrown Blog: What's New and Local

The Second Annual South Philly Garden Tour Celebrates Local Green Thumbs This Saturday, September 8

Tour backyard plots, community gardens and more throughout South Philly in a celebration of sustainability. (Photo by Albert Yee courtesy South Philly Food Co-op)

South Philadelphia is becoming more beautiful by the moment, and here’s your chance to take a tour of 20 neighborhood gardens, including refreshment stops and an after party at the Cantina.

Join the South Philly Food Co-op for its Second Annual South Philly Garden Tour. Celebrate neighbors’ hardworking green thumbs and their efforts to make South Philly greener.

The Garden Tour is a self-guided ticketed event through backyard plots, community gardens and more. Participating gardens will have their doors/gates open for the duration of the event, and will have someone available to greet you, show you around and answer questions.

Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at Urban Jungle (1526 E. Passyunk Avenue) to pick up tour map and details.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 on the day of, and can be purchased now at Urban Jungle, Ultimo Coffee (1900 S. 15th Street), Grindcore House, (1515 S. 4th Street) or online.

South Philly Garden Tour
When: Saturday, September 8, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Throughout South Philadelphia; check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at Urban Jungle (1526 E. Passyunk Avenue)
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 on the day of
More info: www.southphillyfoodcoop.org

Also See

Local Food Blogs

Homegrown on uwishunu

Roundup: Our Top Picks For The Best Old-School Diners In Philadelphia

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 Of Switzerland Declared Best Chocolate In The World By National Geographic

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 […]

Greensgrow Farms To Host Its Annual Holiday Bazaar, December 8-9 And 15-16

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 […]

Art In The Age Presents "Jerky And Jeans" With Norman Porter And Side Project Jerky Tonight, First Friday, November 2

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 […]