Rain or Shine • Free to the Public
Greensgrow Farms • 2501 E. Cumberland Street
Join Subaru and Greensgrow Farms for a celebration of local food, music, crafts and farm fun! Whether you are from Philly or from out of town, get off the beaten path and checkout Greensgrow Farms, THE nationally recognized leader in urban farming and quite the little gem. Come see how a former galvanized steel plant became a model for urban agriculture.
Festival visitors will have the chance to sample harvest dishes, enjoy crafts, live music, visit the farmstand and bring the kids to partake in a variety of children’s activities. The event will also include Mi Pueblito Tacos and The Chilly Banana food trucks, local craft vendors, Chili Competition: You Be the Judge! (11:15–1pm) and Apple Pie Contest, (1–3pm) where the public is asked to submit their best recipes to be crowned champions. Other festival activities include:
• Appearance by the Philadelphia Phillies mascot, the Phillie Phanatic: 1–2pm
• Cider pressing (10am–4pm)
• Beebeard (10:30-11:30)
• Live Music from Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts Drumline (11–11:30am) Chalk and the Beige Americans (1:30–2:30pm) and Gringo Motel (12:30–1:30pm), Matt Santry (2:45-3:30)
• Adopt-a-Pet and pet costume competition brought to you by Subaru and Street Tails Animal Rescue (2:30-3:30pm) Prize ($50 Greensgrow gift card) for the winner!
• Subaru Coat Drive
• Zero Waste Event in partnership with the City of Philadelphia and Subaru
Vendors and Makers:
We’re excited to be joined by the following local creators: Bob Engel, Catalyst Accessories, Cathleen Hughes, Craft Foundry, David Prendergast, Earthwise Naturals, The Fairy Oddmother, Fifth of a Farm, Fox & Feline, Hopechest Studio, Jarmél by Jarmel, Justaguyknits, Linen Design Studio, Love Vern Handmade, Orion Furniture, Red Hot Gal’s Boutique, Sandra Mournet Hand Woven Beaded Jewelry, Sarah Mikolowski, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Tin Goat, This Urban Cottage and Touch of Vintage.
The Subaru Fall Festival at Greensgrow Farms is open to the public and admission is free. The event supports and celebrates Greensgrow’s nonprofit mission to grow a greener and more sustainable Philadelphia. This is the first time since 2013 that the Subaru Fall Festival is returning to Philadelphia. #SubaruFallFest
Since 1997, Greensgrow has been an international leader in the urban agriculture movement, demonstrating how growing food and flowers is essential to the ecological, social, and economic health of our communities. Greensgrow’s innovative social entrepreneurship project proves how nonprofit organizations can create sustainable business models by providing urban residents with the inspiration and resources for growing greener cities. Subaru has worked with Greengrow Farms since 2001, participating in clean up, planting and beautification projects in Kensington and West Philadelphia.
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $120 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.