Upcoming POP Events

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, April 21, 2018 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Cramp Elementary Orchard Planting
( 3449 N Mascher St, Philadelphia, 19140 )

Help us plant a new school orchard and garden at Cramp Elementary and assist in painting new murals with the Mural Arts Program!

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Awbury Arboretum Work Day
( 901 E Washington Ln, Philadelphia, 19138 )

Lend a hand at Awbury Arboretum's community food forest!

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Earth Day Work Day at the Hort Center Orchard
( 100 N Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia, 19131 )

Celebrate Earth Day at POP's food forest orchard at Fairmount Park's Horticultural Center. Volunteers will help mulch and tend to the orchard, and POP will lead tours and have some of our favorite orchard trees, shrubs, and herbs for sale as part of the annual Master Gardener plant sale!

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Earth Day Plant Sale and Hort Center Orchard Tours
( 100 N Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia, 19131 )

Celebrate Earth Day at POP's food forest orchard at Fairmount Park's Horticultural Center. POP will lead tours of the food forest orchard and have some of our favorite orchard trees, shrubs, and herbs for sale as part of the annual Master Gardener plant sale!

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Monday, April 23, 2018 10:30 am-2:30 pm

Woodford and Historic Strawberry Mansion Orchard Workday
( 2300 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, 19102 )

Join us at the Woodford and Historic Strawberry Mansion community orchards for a spring workday.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Wyck Orchard Planting
( 6026 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, 19144 )

Help out with planting new fruit trees and maintaining existing ones at Germantown's historic Wyck Home Farm!

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

FNC Poplar Workday
( 811 Poplar St, Philadelphia, 19123 )

Join us for our monthly workday at the FNC 8th & Poplar orchard.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Union Baptist Orchard Planting
( 1910 Fitzwater St, Philadelphia, 19146 )

Help plant a brand new orchard at Union Baptist Church!

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Bartram's Orchard Work Day
( 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, 19143 )

Lend a hand in caring for the most diverse community orchard in the city!

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Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Awbury Arboretum Work Day
( 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, 19138 )

Lend a hand at Awbury Arboretum's community food forest!

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 12:00 am-12:00 am

East Park Strawberry Harvest Festival
( Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, 19132 )

Save the date for the 10th annual East Park Strawberry Harvest Festival!

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

FNC Poplar Workday
( 811 Poplar St, Philadelphia, 19123 )

Join us for our monthly workday at the FNC 8th & Poplar orchard.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Summer Nature Photography Series - Father's Day Edition
( 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, 19143 )

Join Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) at Bartram's Garden to learn the basics of nature photography: Father's Day Edition, focusing on capturing the beauty of the orchard! In each 3-hour, stand-alone session, instructor Joshua Lee Mallory of Noise Soul Cinema will cover shot composition, lighting, auto focus, and pro-tips for editing photos through your phone or Instagram.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Fall Nature Photography Series
( 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, 19143 )

Join Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) at Bartram's Garden to learn the basics of nature photography, focusing on capturing the beauty of the orchard! In each 3-hour, stand-alone session, instructor Joshua Lee Mallory of Noise Soul Cinema will cover shot composition, lighting, auto focus, and pro-tips for editing photos through your phone or Instagram.

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Please contact phil@phillyorchards.org for more information on a particular planting.