7. Videos

These are some randomly selected videos from YouTube. The search was done on August 6, 2011. The videos focus on Philadelphia’s urban farming, community gardening, and community development experiences.

Mill Creek Farm
Documentary “West Philly Grown” highlighting the success, struggle, and uncertainty of an urban farm

West Philly Grown from Clay Hereth on Vimeo.

Urban Tree Connection
Highlighting the community development aspect of urban farming

Urban Tree Connection
Building Community: One Vacant Lot at a Time

Greensgrow Farm
Inner City Agriculture Brings Produce Closer To Consumers, And Nourishes More Than Just Appetites

Edens Lost and Found
Excerpts from the 4 hour PBS mini-series Edens Lost & Found episode “Philadelphia: The Holy Experiment”. This series chronicles how individuals and communities are attempting to make their cities better through urban ecology and “green” living.

Walnut Hill Community Garden
Nic Esposito of Philly Rooted talks about urban farming, job creation, and community building in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Green
Learn about the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s collaborative work with community gardens and gardeners through its Philadelphia Green program. Highlights the social impact of Las Parcelas Community Garden.

Sustainable Urban Development
West Philly is at risk for hunger – Community urban gardens are just one way to combat hunger

Sustainable Urban Development
Haddington and The 59th Street Community Garden
A video about Sustainable Urban Development’s mission to combat poverty in West Philadelphia’s neighborhood Haddington through community gardens

Southwark Queen Village Community Garden
Interview with the gardeners

Glenwood Green
Children and neighborhood farmers connect through a legendary community garden in Northcentral Philadelphia. Tree House Books Visits Glenwood Green Acres.

Weavers Way Co-op
An urban organic farm in Philadelphia grows food for markets and restaurants with labor of hundreds of volunteers from Weavers Way Co op in Mt. Airy.

The Philadelphia Urban Creators
The Philadelphia Urban Creators (PUC) are a group of young people who are building relationships with Philadelphia communities in order to develop our neighborhoods sustainably, and equitably, from the ground up.


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