POP EVENT SCHEDULE:
We invite you to join POP and our community partners in a wide range of events including planting and caring for orchards across the city; workshops and other educational programs about ecological orchard care and related topics; POPHarvest gleaning opportunities; and harvest festivals and other community events! See below for our upcoming event schedule and click on a specific opportunity for more information and to register.
Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome at planting and orchard care events. Please RSVP below in order to receive detailed event directions and updates and so that we know how many volunteers to expect. We also encourage you to join
POP’s volunteer email list to receive announcements of new events and opportunities to get involved.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Woodford Orchard Work Day
2300 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, 19102 )
Work with POP and the East Park Revitalization Alliance to get the Woodford Orchard in tip-top shape for the Apple Festival!
Saturday, October 21, 2017 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
East Park Apple Festival
2300 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, 19102 )
Celebrate the 9th annual Apple Fest at historic Woodford Mansion with POP and the East Park Revitalization Alliance! There will be lots of food and fun including crafts, games, ciderpressing, and more.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Fall Planting @ Pastorius Community Garden
10 E Pastorius Street, Philadelphia, 19144 )
Help new POP Partner, Pastorius Community Garden to plant phase II of their community orchard!
Monday, October 23, 2017 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
FNC Poplar Orchard Work Day
811 Poplar St, Philadelphia, 19123 )
Lend a hand in the FNC Poplar orchard, where we'll be focusing on fall tree care and general cleanup!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Penn Park Orchard Planting
3000 Walnut St, Philadelphia, 19104 )
Join POP and UPenn in expanding the food forest orchard at Penn Park with additional understory flowers and herbs.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:30 pm-7:00 pm
Autumn Workday with PhillyEarth
N Warnock St and E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, 19133 )
Join the youth team of PhillyEarth at The Village of Arts and Humanities to put in some new berry brambles and groundcovers, clean up the newly expanded community food forest space, and get everything settled in for winter!
Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am-1:00 pm
New Partner Planting @ Norris Square Neighborhood Project
2248 N Palethorp St, Philadelphia, 19133 )
Join POP and its new partner, Norris Square Neighborhood Project, to plant fruit trees in two locations: its long-standing Las Parcelas community garden and a nearby corner lot in need of some TLC.
Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Overbrook Environmental Education Center Festival
6134 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, 19151 )
A day of FREE fun for the entire family... with activities and resources focused on fitness and health!
Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Awbury Harvest Festival
6323 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, 19138 )
A fun family event featuring food, crafts, music, hayrides, cider-pressing and POP's annual plant sale!
Saturday, November 11, 2017 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Jam-Making Workshop @ Greensgrow Community Kitchen
2139 East Cumberland Street, Philadelphia, 19125 )
Learn how to make the quintessential condiment: JAM! -- and jellies, preserves, and marmalades, too! A great class for the beginner or seasoned chef alike, we'll explore the nuances of each preparation and share recipes and take-home samples. Join us for a tasty time!
Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Monumental BC Orchard Planting
255 S. 50th St, Philadelphia, 19139 )
Help transform the orchard at Monumental Baptist Church into a food forest with new plantings of perennial flowers and herbs.
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