Community Garden Days

Calling all Community Gardeners! Get 10% off at Greensgrow!*

This is the time of year when we celebrate some of our favorite folks –YOU! The intrepid dirt diggers who go to great lengths to make their neighborhood shine, gardeners who toil in our city’s jam-packed plots despite the challenges. This year Fall Community Garden Days are September 22nd and 23rd. Enjoy 10% off of purchases for your community garden on those days at Greensgrow Farms and Greensgrow West!

Register your garden below in the form below.
*Your garden must be registered to receive the discount at the time of purchase. Discount applies to garden center items only–produce and other food items are not included.

Community Garden Registration

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Grow Your Benefits @ Greensgrow West

The first 50 people to the event will receive complimentary Philly Food Bucks!

Greensgrow and the Food Trust invite you to learn about gardening on a budget and how SNAP benefits can get you started. Get all the information you need to start using your SNAP benefits to buy seed starts, plant your own garden, and harvest fresh produce from your backyard!

Find out about Greensgrow’s SNAP Share program and the Philly Food Bucks program that connect you to great affordable local produce in Philadelphia. Did you know we accept SNAP/EBT Access Card at our farmstand and that you can receive Philly Food Buck coupons for every $5.00 spent?

We’re having free gardening workshops and cooking demonstrations, tours of our gardens and big farmstand full of local produce and lots of seed, herbs and veggie starts to inspire you. Our staff experts will be on hand to answer questions and give you tips on the best plants to grow for your space.

Free soil lead testing! Drop off soil samples from your garden and the Penn State Master Gardeners will follow up with results.

This event will be offered at Greensgrow Farms on May 19.

Times (Subject to Change):
5:00-5:30: Cooking demonstration, lead by Chef Hugo Campos, featuring a vegetable item that is available as a seed start and at the farmstand
6:00-6:30: Workshop on growing fruits and vegetables in raised beds, and how to maintain and care for your garden in any growing condition with Staff Expert, Ari Rosenberg

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Spring Fair

Join us on April 14 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 food, flowers and fun. Community Plant Swap and Seed Swap from 12-2pm. Papermaking demo! 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 chili from our community kitchen and Rowhouse Spirits Distillery will be joining us selling local craft spirits. Bring in your knives, Neil’s Sharpening Service is back!

Community Seed Swap & Plant Swap: Plant lovers, propagators and Members of Philly Plant Exchange are invited to come out to the Plant Swap to share cuttings and plants and seeds.
 
Nyambi Naturals will be here selling eco-friendly, high quality beauty skin care products. Her 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.

Nicole Donnelly from paperTHINKtank will be making hand made paper all day onsite. paperTHINKtank is a fully equipped hand papermaking studio located in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, making 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.
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