• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Remembering Greensgrow's Mary Seton Corboy: Grower of food, flowers, neighborhoods

In the pantheon of urban agriculture, few stand taller here than Mary Seton Corboy, founder and Chief Idea Officer of Philadelphia’s …

Community Farm in South Kensington claiming its ground in court

On Friday afternoon, Clifford Brown planted beet seeds in tidy rows at La Finquita, a volunteer-run market farm in rapidly redeveloping…

Urban farms still struggle to put down legal roots

Which would you choose for your block: A weed-choked illegal dumping ground or a quasi-legal market farm growing everything from sunflowers…

New website helps gardeners secure vacant land

In the past year, the St. Bernard Community Garden fought to save its land from sheriff’s sale. The Sloan Street Community…

Celebrate Fall on Philadelphia Orchard Day, 10/27

The Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) is continuing to grow at a rapid clip, and this Saturday is an opportunity for volunteers…

Urban Sustainability or Stability

Urban Sustainability or Stability by Nic Esposito   I was extremely conflicted when I made the move from West Philly to…

Situation Vacant: Community Contributors talk blight and hopes for reform

Living with the ripple-effects of blight has sadly become part of the Philadelphia condition thanks to our city's 40,000 vacant properties.…

Volunteer: Philadelphia Orchard Project planting days

The Philadelphia Orchard Project wants volunteers for planting days over the coming weeks. | courtesy of Philadelphia Orchard Project The Philadelphia…

February 6-10: 'Mon Oncle' screening, Visibly Invisible: 'Our Gadgets our Identities,' urban agriculture documentaries, PhillyCAM opening, 'Green, Urban, Glocal'

Architecture in Film Series: Mon Oncle Monday, February 6, 6:30pm, screening begins at 7:15. Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street.…

Philadelphia Orchard Project celebrates Philly's growing urban orchards

Fall conjures images of the harvest, but for the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) it’s also time to plant new fruiting trees…

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