Celebrate the fall’s bounty and lend a hand to support stronger local food systems this Saturday as the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) hosts the third annual Philadelphia Orchard Day. It’s an opportunity to see what’s growing in your neighborhood and tour places where lots of food is being produced in the city limits. POP and its community orchard partners have tours, plantings, and parties planned all day long. Plus – POP has even organized an Orchard Day bike ride so you can take in as much of the fun as possible. Here's the rundown (events with an * are an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and volunteer):
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