POP’s 4th annual Orchard Dinner is SOLD OUT! You can make a donation in support of our work here.

Plant, Learn, Harvest, Celebrate! Join us at an upcoming orchard event.

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! 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.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 21
10:00am - 1:00pm

Awbury Food Forest Workday

Join us at the Awbury Food Forest for a monthly workday!
Saturday, September 21
11:30am - 5:30pm

Fresh cider-making at CiderFest

Outreach and fresh cider making at the annual Fairmount Park CiderFest.
Tuesday, September 24
5:00pm - 6:00pm

POPHarvest: Aronia

Join us at 41st and Parkside to harvest aronia!
Thursday, September 26
2:30pm - 5:00pm

Woodford Mansion Orchard Workday

Join us at Woodford Mansion for an orchard workday to get things cleaned up for Apple Festival!
Friday, September 27
10:00am - 2:00pm

Grumblethorpe Orchard Workday and Planting

Join us at Grumblethorpe for an Orchard Workday and understory planting!
Tuesday, October 1
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Poplar FNC Orchard Monthly Work Day

Weeding & pruning at a lush urban orchard
Wednesday, October 2
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Crab Apple Harvest at UPenn

Join us at UPenn to harvest and enjoy abundant crab apples!
Sunday, October 6
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Orchard Planting at Sarah Allen Senior Home

Join us for a fall planting of trees and shrubs at Sarah Allen Senior Home in the Belmont Section of West Philadelphia, part of a larger greening and storm-water remediation initiative sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Friends Rehabilitation Program.
Saturday, October 12
12:00am - Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:00am

Philadelphia Orchard Week

Join us for our 9th annual Philadelphia Orchard Week, with harvest festivals and other events at community orchards across the city!
Saturday, October 12
9:30am - 12:00pm

Bartram's Orchard Monthly Work Day

Help out with care and maintenance of the most diverse community orchard in the city!
Saturday, October 12
11:00am - 4:00pm

Awbury Harvest Festival 2019

Kick off Philadelphia Orchard Week with a fun family event featuring food, crafts, music, hayrides, goats, cider-pressing and POP's fruit tree giveaway & plant sale!
Tuesday, October 15
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Penn Park Orchard Planting

Lend a hand in expanding the food forest at Penn Park on University of Pennsylvania campus.
Friday, October 18
6:00pm - 8:00pm

POP HarvestEd: Black Walnut: The Ecology and Many Uses

Join us underneath this grandfather black walnut to discuss and learn about it's ecology and many uses as an edible nut, medicine, fabric dye, stain, and more!
Saturday, October 19
10:00am - 1:00pm

Awbury Food Forest Workday

Join us at the Awbury Food Forest for their monthly workday!
Saturday, October 19
10:00am - 12:00pm

Woodford Orchard Planting

Help plant some new fruit and nut trees and set up for the 11th annual Apple Festival!
Saturday, October 19
12:00pm - 2:00pm

East Park Apple Festival

Celebrate the 11th 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, orchard and house tours, and more.
Sunday, October 20
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Sankofa Harvest Festival at Bartram's Garden

Join in the fun at Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden for their annual Harvest Fest! Stop by POP's table for cider-pressing throughout the day.
Thursday, October 24
10:00am - 12:00pm

Overbrook EEC Orchard Planting

Help out in planting new fruit trees, berries, and perennial flowers and herbs to enhance the food forest at the Overbrook Environmental Education Center.
Saturday, October 26
9:00am - 12:00pm

Cobbs Creek Orchard Planting

Help us transform the new Cobbs Creek Orchard into a food forest with plantings of hundreds of new perennial flowers and herbs.
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