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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society COVID-19 Collection

Collected by: PACSCL

Archived since: May, 2020

Description:

McLean Library has created a web-archive collection focusing on the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s programmatic COVID-19 response via #GrowTogetherPHS, a campaign to engage our audiences in gardening at home. In addition, the collection includes Philadelphia-area community gardening responses through social media sites as well as web-based documentation of recommendations for urban agriculture during COVID-19

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture COVID-19 (Disease) Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

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Title: Brewerytown Garden. Website

URL: http://www.brewerytowngarden.com

Description: Located at 27th and Master Streets, North Central Philadelphia, Brewerytown Garden cultivates a productive, beautiful, and sustainable community garden using organic and environmentally friendly techniques. In response to COVID-19, Brewerytown closed its Farmstand, but continued access to member gardeners with restrictions

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Brewerytown Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Friends of Cloverly Park. Old Tennis Court Farm. Website

URL: http://www.friendsofcloverlypark.org

Description: Founded in 1986 as a committee of the Westside Neighborhood Council, the Friends of Cloverly Park is an all-volunteer group committed to preserving and improving Cloverly Park as an asset to the quality of life in its surrounding community. Located at 5407 Wissahickon Avenue, Germantown, the Old Tennis Court Farm is maintained by the Old Tennis Court Farm gardeners and the Friends of Cloverly Park. The Park is open with restrictions in response to COVID-19

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Subject:   Old Tennis Court Farm (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden. Website

URL: https://bartramsgarden.org/

Description: The Bartrams’ agricultural legacy and our modern commitment to food sovereignty take root at the Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden. After several years of transition, the farm is now firmly rooted at Bartram’s Garden and in its Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood, with an African focus for “our work, strong local leadership guiding our vision, and renewed resources and partnerships to sustain youth development, community health, and food sovereignty.” In response to COVID-19, Bartram’s Gardens/Sankofa Community Farm is open with restrictions

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Subject:   Sankofa Community Farm (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Grounded In Philly | Resource Ecosystem for Urban Agriculture. Website

URL: https://groundedinphilly.org

Description: Grounded In Philly came into existence as a civic project in 2013 in order to help Philadelphians find information about vacant land — in order to put it back in the hands of the community. In response to COVID-19, the website provides information and links to community gardeners and urban agriculture including updates from Philadelphia City Government, guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, and recommendations for farm stands and farmers markets

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Grounded in Philly (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Norris Square Neighborhood Projects. Website

URL: https://myneighborhoodproject.org/gardens/

Description: Norris Square Neighborhood Projects urban gardens were created between 1980 and 2006 by the women of Grupo Motivos led by co-founders Iris Brown and Tomasita Romero, and community residents. Each of the six gardens represents and embodies the diversity of the Puerto Rican culture and West African diasporas in Philadelphia. Located in Kensington area of North Philadelphia, Norris Square Gardens are: the Butterfly Garden, 2141 N. Howard Street; Las Parcelas, 2248 N. Palethorp Street; El Batey, 169 W. Susquehanna Avenue; Jardín de Paz, 2201 N. 2nd Street; Raíces, 2217 N 2nd Street, and Villa Africána Colobó, 2263 N. Palethorp Street, Philadelphia. In response to COVID-19, all gardens are open with restrictions

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Subject:   Norris Square Neighborhood Projects (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Butterfly Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) Las Parcelas (Philadelphia, Pa.) El Batey (Philadelphia, Pa.) Raíces (Philadelphia, Pa.) Jardín de Paz (Philadelphia, Pa.) Villa Africána Colobó (Philadelphia, Pa.

Title: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Website

URL: https://phsonline.org

Description: In response to COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Horticultural initiated #GrowTogetherPHS, a campaign to engage its audiences in gardening at home, converted its educational programs to online webinars, for example, for example PHS Tree Tenders Basic Training series, as well as Grow-to-Share (Harvest 2020); PHS Kids; Love the Earth 2020 and the Artful Gardener

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Pentridge Children’s Garden. Blog

URL: https://thepentridgechildrensgarden.blogspot.com

Description: Located at 4929 Pentridge Street, the garden has been a volunteer run green space where youth and families in West Philadelphia can learn to garden, play in a natural space, eat nutritious snacks, and participate in artistic and creative activities. The garden has grown in its lifetime to include two apple trees, a Concord grape vine, a fig tree, raspberries, strawberries, an herb circle and 15 beds for growing food and flowers. In response to COVID-19, the Garden is closed to the public, but open to working member gardeners

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Subject:   Pentridge Children’s Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park. Corinthian Gardens. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/FESPP19130/

Description: Corinthian Gardens is another step in the development of Eastern State Penitentiary Park, conceived by neighbors and Bache Martin School parents who united in 1995 to clean up and improve the derelict exterior grounds of the historic prison. Along the Brown Street side, we created an expansive lawn and a playground from what had been an unsightly parcel of weeds, broken asphalt, debris, and an abandoned, deteriorated outbuilding of the prison. Neighbors may apply for personal garden plots within the Corinthian Gardens. In response to COVID-19, access is restricted

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Corinthian Gardens (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Farm to City. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/FarmToCity/

Description: Farm to City is a Philadelphia-based business whose goal is to unite communities, families, and farmers year-round through good locally grown food. In response to COVID-19, Farm to City has issued status reports on its 12 Farmers Markets with instructions for shopping safely

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Subject:   Farm to City (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Greensgrow West. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/GreensgrowWest/

Description: Greensgrow is an educational urban farm and demonstration garden that provides an essential connection to food and nature in an urban community. In response to COVID-19, Greensgrow Farms, located at 2501 E. Cumberland Street, has remained open with restrictions, while Greensgrow West, 5123 Baltimore Avenue, is closed

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Subject:   Greensgrow West (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Holly Street Neighbors Community Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/HollyStreetGarden/

Description: Located at 423 West Holly Street, West Powelton, the Holly Street Neighbors Community Garden is a living memorial to honor its founder Winnie Harris. The Holly Street gardeners commemorate her dedication to grow food organically. Community gardens have been deemed essential by the City and the Holly Street Garden is open with restrictions in response to COVID-19.

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Subject:   Holly Street Neighbors Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: North Philly Peace Park. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/NorthPhillyPeacePark/

Description: An open, fence-free, charitable, intergenerational, neighborhood-managed ecology campus championing food, education and community. Located 2200 W. Jefferson Street in North Philadelphia, North Philly Peace Park COVID-19 response includes “Grab And Go Care Package Edition of our “Free Produce Day,” and the “Peacetown Mask Drive.”

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia North Philly Peace Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Pentridge Children’s Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/PentridgeChildrensGarden/

Description: Located at 4929 Pentridge Street, the garden has been a volunteer run green space where youth and families in West Philadelphia can learn to garden, play in a natural space, eat nutritious snacks, and participate in artistic and creative activities. The garden has grown in its lifetime to include two apple trees, a Concord grape vine, a fig tree, raspberries, strawberries, an herb circle and 15 beds for growing food and flowers. In response to COVID-19, the Garden is closed to the public, but open to working member gardeners

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Subject:   Pentridge Children’s Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Wiota Street Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/SaveWiota/

Description: The Wiota Street Garden located in West Powelton has been providing fresh produce and green space to the community since 1984. The Wiota Street free farmstand and gardens have remained open with restrictions in response to COVID-19

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Wiota Street Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Brewerytown Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/brewerytowngarden/

Description: Located at 27th and Master Streets, North Central Philadelphia, Brewerytown Garden cultivates a productive, beautiful, and sustainable community garden using organic and environmentally friendly techniques. In response to COVID-19, Brewerytown closed its Farmstand, but continued access to member gardeners with restrictions

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Brewerytown Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Greensgrow Farms. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/greensgrowfarms/

Description: Greensgrow is an educational urban farm and demonstration garden that provides an essential connection to food and nature in an urban community. In response to COVID-19, Greensgrow Farms, located at 2501 E. Cumberland Street, has remained open with restrictions, while Greensgrow West, 5123 Baltimore Avenue, is closed

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Subject:   Greensgrow Farms (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/iglesiasgarden/

Description: César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden located at 427 Arlington Street, Kensington, was founded in 2012 by the Philly Socialists who expropriated parcels of vacant, tax-delinquent land and converted it into a community garden and people's park. Community gardens have been deemed essential by the City and the Community Garden is open with COVID-19 restrictions

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia César Andreu Iglesias Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Norris Square Neighborhood Projects. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/myneighborhoodproject/

Description: Norris Square Neighborhood Projects urban gardens were created between 1980 and 2006 by the women of Grupo Motivos led by co-founders Iris Brown and Tomasita Romero, and community residents. Each of the six gardens represents and embodies the diversity of the Puerto Rican culture and West African diasporas in Philadelphia. Located in Kensington area of North Philadelphia, Norris Square Gardens are: the Butterfly Garden, 2141 N. Howard Street; Las Parcelas, 2248 N. Palethorp Street; El Batey, 169 W. Susquehanna Avenue; Jardín de Paz, 2201 N. 2nd Street; Raíces, 2217 N 2nd Street, and Villa Africána Colobó, 2263 N. Palethorp Street, Philadelphia. In response to COVID-19, all gardens are open with restrictions

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Subject:   Norris Square Neighborhood Projects (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Butterfly Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) Las Parcelas (Philadelphia, Pa.) El Batey (Philadelphia, Pa.) Raíces (Philadelphia, Pa.) Jardín de Paz (Philadelphia, Pa.) Villa Africána Colobó (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Neighborhood Gardens Trust. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/ngtrust/

Description: Previously known as the Neighborhood Gardens Association (NGA), NGT was established in 1986 to address this problem by preserving and promoting community gardening across Philadelphia. NGT has preserved more than 38 community gardens, ranging from single lots to a 3.7- acre site, from vegetable and flower gardens to sitting parks. Through its facebook page, NGT has issued updates on community gardens and farms during COVID-19

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Subject:   Neighborhood Gardens Trust (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Southwark Queen Village Community Garden. Facebook Page

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SWQVCommunityGarden/

Description: Located at 311-315 Christian Street, the Southwark/Queen Village Community Garden (SWQVCG), created in 1976, is a space for public gardening, creating and connecting communities and nurturing bio-diversity. Southwark/Queen Village Community Garden is managed as a gardening park by the Neighborhood Gardens Association / A Philadelphia Land Trust and by the gardeners. In response to COVID-19, the Garden is closed to the public, but open to working member gardeners

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Subject:   Southwark Queen Village Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Farm to City. Website

URL: https://www.farmtocitymarkets.com/

Description: Farm to City is a Philadelphia-based business whose goal is to unite communities, families, and farmers year-round through good locally grown food. In response to COVID-19, Farm to City has issued status reports on its 12 Farmers Markets with instructions for shopping safely

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Subject:   Farm to City (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Greensgrow Farms and Greensgrow West. Website

URL: https://www.greensgrow.org

Description: Greensgrow is an educational urban farm and demonstration garden that provides an essential connection to food and nature in an urban community. In response to COVID-19, Greensgrow Farms, located at 2501 E. Cumberland Street, has remained open with restrictions, while Greensgrow West, 5123 Baltimore Avenue, remains closed

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Subject:   Greensgrow Farms (Philadelphia, Pa.) Greensgrow West (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Hansberry Garden & Nature Center – A community resource for fresh food and environmental education. Website

URL: https://www.hansberrygarden.org

Description: Located at 5150 Wayne Avenue, Southwest Germantown, the Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood. The City of Philadelphia deemed community gardens as “essential,” and Hansberry is open with restrictions in response to COVID-19

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Subject:   COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Hansberry Garden and Nature Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Title: Neighborhood Gardens Trust. Website

URL: https://www.ngtrust.org

Description: Previously known as the Neighborhood Gardens Association (NGA), NGT was established in 1986 to address this problem by preserving and promoting community gardening across Philadelphia. NGT has preserved more than 38 community gardens, ranging from single lots to a 3.7- acre site, from vegetable and flower gardens to sitting parks. In response to COVID-19, the NGT issued “Guidelines for Gardening During COVID-19” on its website

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Subject:   Neighborhood Gardens Trust (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Title: Spring Gardens. Website

URL: https://www.thespringgardens.org/

Description: Located at 1822 North Street, the Spring Gardens was built by neighbors from the ground up starting in 1995 and helps families grow food and flowers for themselves and for donation through two large City Harvest sections. The garden serves as an outdoor classroom hosting cooking workshops, gardening classes, school education tours, farm bike tours, and provides hands-on learning for student interns, visitors and volunteer groups. In response to COVID-19, ONLY current gardeners with waivers may go into the garden at this time

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Subject:   Spring Gardens (Philadelphia, Pa.) COVID-19 (Disease) Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban gardening -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Urban agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

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