Join us on April 7 to kick off a great spring season at Greensgrow Farms! We’ll be announcing winners of Mary’s Community Fund and celebrating the start of spring with hands-on demos all day plus a Plant Swap and Seed Swap from 12-2pm. The garden center will be stocked with seeds, soil, and spring annuals for this time of year. All quart perennials will be $1 off for the entire month of April to celebrate the start of the gardening season! Chef Carolynn will be serving some fresh local food from our community kitchen too.
PaperTHINK tank will be making hand made paper all day onsite. Nichole Gerding from Thankful Sage Farm School will be doing a heritage cooking pit demo and discuss traditional soap and candle making. Join Owen Taylor owner of True Love Seeds and former manager of the William Woys Weaver’s historic Roughwood Seed Collection for a community Seed Swap! He’ll be on site to discuss keeping seeds, building sovereignty and open pollination for all you seed lovers out there. Plant lovers, propagators and Members of Philly Plant Exchange are invited to come out to the Plant Swap to share cuttings and plants.
Thankful Sage Farm School, carefully crafts small batch soaps and candles, with organic and when possible, local ingredients. It is with these handcrafted body products and old good things, that Thankful Sage Farm School hopes to capture a bit of memory left behind or deep within ourselves.
Nyambi Natural offers eco-friendly, high quality beauty skin care products. Handmade products are created with organic locally sourced plant based ingredients. As a continued commitment to you and the environment all products are packaged with recyclable materials. Nyambi Natural products will never compromise quality for quantity.
paperTHINKtank is a fully equipped hand papermaking studio located in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, dedicated to making paper, working with paper artists, and growing the paper, print, and boohttp://paperthinktank.com/k communities of the city. We provide handmade paper stationery sets and custom papers to order for the aficionado or artist, hand-bound books featuring handmade paper, as well as offering classes and workshops.
Owen Taylor recently launched Truelove Seeds, which involves coordinating and mentoring a group of farmers. He also grows open-pollinated seeds, herbs, and flowers at Mill Hollow Farm in Edgemont, Pennsylvania, west of his home in Southwest Philadelphia. He runs the Philadelphia Seed Exchange, facilitating seed swaps and workshops in partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia and other groups.