Posted by: MM | March 27, 2012

Philadelphia’s community orchards expanding

The Philadelphia Orchards Project (POP) is asking for volunteers of all ages and skill levels to plant and maintain orchards all over the city. Tasks include digging, planting, and spreading compost and mulch. Here is a list of spring events. For more info, please visit POP website.

POP NURSERY WORK DAY
Saturday, March 31, @ 1pm
Weavers Way Farm @ Awbury Arboretum, Germantown

BARTRAM’S ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, April 14th @ 10am
Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, West Philadelphia

SOUTH PHILLY TEEN ORCHARD PLANTING
Tuesday, April 17th @ 3:30pm
2015 S. 8th St, South Philadelphia

PEPPER ORCHARD PLANTING
Friday, April 20 @ 12:30pm
South Side of Pepper Middle School, 2901 S. 84th St, Eastwick

CAROUSEL ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, April 21 @ 10am
Carousel House, Ave of the Republic & Belmont Ave, West Fairmount Park

GROW IT, EAT IT, COOK IT!
Sunday, April 22 @ 12pm
Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, West Philadelphia

OVERBROOK ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, April 28 @ 10am
Overbrook Environmental Education Center, 6401 Lancaster Ave, West Philly

EARTH’S KEEPERS ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, May 12 @ 10am
51st & Kingsessing Ave, West Philadelphia

HUNTING PARK ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, May 19 @ 11am
Hunting Park Community Garden, East of Hunting Park Ave & W. Bristol St, North Philly

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL at WOODFORD ORCHARD
Saturday, June 9
NW of 33rd & Dauphin, East Fairmount Park

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