Orchard Report: Tertulias – Summer 2014

Tertulias Herb Garden is taking its place in the barrio one day at a time. It is amazing to see the space change every minute. It could be the developing of a new planting area with all the struggles and triumphs that come with it. It could be a new visitor and his or her … Continue reading Orchard Report: Tertulias – Summer 2014

Orchard Report: Edible Belmont – Summer 2013

The Edible Belmont project continues to progress with now 9 sites in the neighborhood featuring some type of edible landscape.  Our flagship orchard at the ALAW Home for Autistic Adults is entering it’s third year and has reached peak performance.  The entire neighborhood came out to enjoy the strawberry season that just ended, and now the raspberries, … Continue reading Orchard Report: Edible Belmont – Summer 2013

Orchard Report: Nice Roots Farm at SHARE – Winter 2012

The Nice Roots Farm is a three year old urban agriculture project associated with the SHARE Food Program in the West Allegheny neighborhood of North Philadelphia. For the last two years we have grown vegetables in raised beds and fruit in partnership with POP on what used to be a gravel parking lot. We sell half of … Continue reading Orchard Report: Nice Roots Farm at SHARE – Winter 2012

Orchard Report: Fairhill – Summer 2012

The Fairhill neighborhood around 9th & Indiana Streets in North Philly has plenty of new life in the form of edible greenery & community, thanks largely to its partnership with POP! Throughout the season, neighbors of various ages have been planting, harvesting, & spending much more time in the Historic Fair Hill Burial Ground Orchard … Continue reading Orchard Report: Fairhill – Summer 2012