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Registration for The Home Grown Institute March 24-25 is Open!

We are proud to be a Community Partner of The Home Grown Institute. Registration is open for the March 24-25 "Springing Good Intentions Into Action" conference to be held at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, in NW Philadelphia.

50+ Hands-on Home-Scaled Sustainable Skills Workshops including:
- edible gardens,
- community and school gardens,
- seed-saving,
- soil enrichment,
- 4 season harvest
- bees, chickens, worms, aquaponics
- food preservation, fermentation
- repurposing, upcycling, natural building

Free Seed and Plant Exchange: Sunday, Feb 26

Philadelphia Seed Exchange
Join us for a seed and plant exchange Sunday, Feb 26, 2-5pm, Weaver's Way Coop, Mt. Airy, PA. Bring any seeds and plants (houseplants, bulbs, perennials, etc.) you want to swap. Don’t have seeds or plants, no worries. Come and check out our supply of open-pollinated organic seeds. This event is free and open to all.

Fall care for Fruit Trees and Berries

Keeping the season in mind, here is primer about preparing beds in the fall for fruit trees and berries. Thanks to the people at Fedco for putting this information together. Visit them at: