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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