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November 27, 2012

Roundup: Where To Cut Your Own Or Pick Your Own Christmas Tree In And Around Philadelphia

It’s that time in the holiday season when shopping for the perfect Christmas tree is just as important as shopping for the gifts that go underneath it. And if you’re looking to go au naturale, then this roundup is for you. Whether you like to cut your own, pick your own, or have it delivered [...]

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Mary Seton Corboy, Co-Founder Of Greensgrow Farm
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Mary Seton Corboy, Co-Founder and Chief Farm Hand of Greensgrow Farm in Kensington, an award-winning urban agriculture spot that boasts a thriving collection of flowers, fresh produce, even livestock (Milkshake the pig is our favorite).

Mary founded Greensgrow Farm in 1997, and hasn’t stopped since. See the farm, learn about Mary and hear what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia and why.

Greensgrow Farm
www.greensgrow.org

Say Cheese
@saycheesephilly

Sexy Green Truck
N. 11th Street and Montgomery Avenue, Templetown

Insomnia Cookies
N. 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue, Templetown

U Got Munchies
1321 Norris Street, Templetown

The Creperie at Temple
N. 13th & Norris Streets, Templetown

Today’s Philly 101 video features Mary Seton Corboy, Co-Founder and Chief Farm Hand of Greensgrow Farm in Kensington, an award-winning urban agriculture spot that boasts a thriving collection of flowers, fresh produce, even livestock (Milkshake the pig is our favorite). Mary founded Greensgrow Farm in 1997, and hasn’t stopped since. See the farm, learn about [...]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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May 3, 2012

Greensgrow Farms To Host A Spring Craft Bazaar This Saturday, May 5

On Saturday, May 5 the Spring Craft Bazaar returns to Greensgrow Farms with an array of 30 local artists and vendors and hundreds of handmade gifts and craft items. Vendors at the farm, which is home to one of the city’s most beloved CSAs and local, fresh food markets, will be offering handmade soaps for [...]

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December 8, 2011

Roundup: Holiday Neighborhood Activities In And Around Philadelphia, From Center City Shopping Saturdays To Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Nights

The holidays are the perfect time to tap into the virile community spirit in Philadelphia, which permeates every neighborhood from South Philly to Chestnut Hill to Fishtown, University City and more. Below, we’ve picked out a few great ideas for neighborhood social activities during the holidays. Get some local shopping done, mingle with others and [...]

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June 17, 2011

Philly Homegrown: PorcSalt, Cherries And Container Gardening

Though it won’t officially be summer for a few more days, thanks to the rain, sun and warm nights we’ve been having, the summer growing season has most certainly hit its stride in the Philadelphia region. If you’re a strawberry lover, make sure to snatch them up this weekend, as this will probably be the [...]

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November 6, 2009

Go Whole Hog with Greensgrow Philadelphia

Interested in supporting the continued economic development of Kensington? Love a good Cuban-style pork roast? Then have we got an event for you! On Saturday, November 21st, the Greensgrow Philadelphia Project will be throwing their second annual Whole Hog Event at the Philadelphia Brewing Company. The event runs from 5 – 8 p.m. and a [...]

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September 28, 2009

One-Day Festivals on October 3: Greensgrow, East Falls Arts, River City and Revolutionary Germantown

For those of you looking for something to do on October 3rd, you have no shortage of options. Fall is festival season in Philadelphia and this Saturday bursting with fun, seasonal events. In addition to it being the first weekend of the Philadelphia Open Studios Tour (all studios east of Broad Street are open), there [...]

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July 17, 2009

Weavers Way Urban Farm Bike Ride Tomorrow

Two summers ago, I was up at Greensgrow (the urban farm in the Fishtown section of the city) doing a bit of grocery and plant shopping, when suddenly a group of 40+ people began to stream onto the grounds, all walking bikes (and looking rosy-cheeked from exercise and ready for a beverage). Curious, I asked [...]

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May 21, 2009

Dedication of Honey’s Mural

Its hard not to love Honey’s Sit and Eat in No Libs. With its comfort food, created with what feels like mother’s love, and the delightfully upscale bohemian neighborhood along 4th Street, Honey’s has become a memorable haunt for any native Philadelphian breakfast lover. But now that summer has come, there is a new reason [...]

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December 3, 2008

Sustainable Philadelphia: Greensgrow Farm

Ah, Greensgrow Farm. Jonathan talked about it on here once before, and now we’ve got a wonderful video. Take a look and learn about the farm and the people who run it. Greensgrow Farm www.greensgrow.org

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