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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:00 am-1:30 pm

Penn Park Orchard Work Day
( 3000 Walnut St, Philadelphia, 19104 )

VOTE! And then lend a hand in caring for the food forest at Penn Park on University of Pennsylvania campus.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Orchard Work Day at Strawberry Mansion
( Historic Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia, 19132 )

Help out with mulching the berry garden and setting up for the East Park Strawberry Festival!

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Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Join us in celebrating the spring harvest at the 11th annual East Park Strawberry Festival, featuring the Philly Goat Project!

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Poplar FNC Orchard Monthly Work Day
( 811 Poplar St, Philadelphia, 19123 )

Help out with care and maintenance of one of the first community orchards POP planted!

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Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:30 am-12:00 pm

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

Help out with care and maintenance of the most diverse community orchard in the city!

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Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Awbury Food Forest Monthly Workday
( 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, 19138 )

Join us at Awbury Food Forest for a Monthly Workday!

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:00 am-1:30 pm

Penn Park Orchard Work Day
( 3000 Walnut St, Philadelphia, 19104 )

Lend a hand in caring for the food forest at Penn Park on University of Pennsylvania campus.

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Friday, June 21, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Hort Center Food Forest Monthly Work Day
( 100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, Philadelphia, 19131 )

Join us for our monthly workday in the Fairmount Park Horticultural Center Food Forest!

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Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:00 am-1:00 pm

POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management @ FNC Poplar Farm
( 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, 19143 )

Join us for a POPCORE workshop focusing on holistic and organic approaches to management of orchard pests & diseases, including hands-on scouting and demonstration of techniques.

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