Phil has led the Philadelphia Orchard Project’s core programs since our first plantings in the spring of 2007 and loves to share his passion for growing fruit and perennial crops with everyone. As Co-Executive Director, he works with staff to design, plant and support orchards, coordinate volunteers, lead educational programs, and oversee development of new infrastructure. Phil has twenty years of experience in urban farming, gardening, and landscaping and holds a BS in Horticulture and Landscape Design and certificates in Permaculture design and teaching. In 2017, Phil received the first ever Mary Seton Corboy Award for Public Horticulture from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.