Upcoming POP Events


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.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:00 am-3:00 pm

POP CORE - Pruning and Eco-orchard Workshop @ East Park
( 2140 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, 19121 )

Join us for the first session of our 2019 POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will provide a look at ecological orchard care through the seasons and focus on winter pruning of fruit trees, berry bushes, and fruiting vines. Morning classroom session will be followed by hands-on pruning at the neighboring Woodford & Strawberry Mansion Orchards.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop @ Awbury
( 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, 19138 )

Learn the art and science of fruit tree grafting and bring home your own apple or pear trees! Don’t miss this introductory workshop with POP and Greg Rothman of Cummins Nursery.

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