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This workshop will focus on orchard plants and fungi and how to harvest and make use of them. Class (5pm-7pm) will feature hands-on demonstrations and preceded by optional orchard tour (4pm to 5pm).

Join us for the third in the 4-part series of POP's new Community Orchard Resilience Education (POP CORE) course! This class will focus on orchard plants and fungi and how to harvest and make use of them. Demo stations will include: wild herb salve making, Japanese hoshigaki:  string-drying persimmons, tea blending, and ginkgo nut processing. Attendees will leave with samples of what they create as they move through the roation of creation stations. 

4pm - 5pm: Orchard/Garden Tour of One Art Center (optional)

5pm - 7pm: In-class Workshop

  • Hands-on demonstrations of preservation techniques

  • When and how to harvest fruits

  • Low-maintenance, high yield food plants

  • Perennial medicinal and culinary herbs for the Philly climate

  • Sample polycultures

  • Sample perennial edibles recipes - cider, fermentation, jams, jellies, greens

POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses that POP has learned over the past ten years. This four part series is intended to grow the knowledge, skillset, and self-reliance of our community orchard partners and volunteers, resulting in happier, healthier, and more productive community orchards.  

All POPCORE workshops can be taken individually.  Those completing all four classes over any two year period will receive POPCORE Urban Orchardist Certification!

Space is limited, pre-registration required!  

November 14th, 2019 4:00 PM   through   7:00 PM
One Art Community Center
1431-39 N 52nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
United States
Phone: 2673464105
Event Fee(s)
General Public Price $ 30.00
POP Partner & Volunteer Full Price $ 20.00
POP Partner & Volunteer Sliding Scale $ 10.00
POPCORE Sponsor Price $ 50.00
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