Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:

Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits • December 17 • 11-1pm
We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!

2017 Vendors:

Ameraucana Handmade, Anna’s Shop, Anne Foresman Custom Silk & Fiber, Anne Vezina, Artful Weavings, Basement Press and Craft, BhoFro Design, Bob Engle, Brushstrokes by Bill, Carol Ann Clark, Catalyst Associates, Cathleen Hughes, Clay Kitchen Studio, Craft Foundry, Crooked Curiosities, DA Crochet, David Prendergast, Drew Schenck Studio, Earthwise Naturals, Evelyn Canne Ceramics, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Flowers I Squished, Fox & Feline, Hilary Hertzler, HM Industries, John & Kira’s Chocolates, Justaguyknits, Knotted Up Macrame, Light Bird Crafts, Love Vern Handmade, Mithras Candle, Moss & Mineral, NannyB & Betty, OnlyInTheForest, Orion Furniture, paperTHINKtank, Philly Made Green, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Petal and Prayer, Rare Rabbit Productions, Sandra Mournet Tarcov, Sculptlerybones, Squirrel Tacos, Take It or Leaf It, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Bearded Carver, The Tin Goat, Twee Stitch, Useful & Beautiful, Vellum St. Soap Company, VG Custom Artwork, Wild But Quiet Limited Company.

 

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Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:

Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits • December 17 • 11-1pm
We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!

2017 Vendors:

Ameraucana Handmade, Anna’s Shop, Anne Foresman Custom Silk & Fiber, Anne Vezina, Artful Weavings, Basement Press and Craft, BhoFro Design, Bob Engle, Brushstrokes by Bill, Carol Ann Clark, Catalyst Associates, Cathleen Hughes, Clay Kitchen Studio, Craft Foundry, Crooked Curiosities, DA Crochet, David Prendergast, Drew Schenck Studio, Earthwise Naturals, Evelyn Canne Ceramics, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Flowers I Squished, Fox & Feline, Hilary Hertzler, HM Industries, John & Kira’s Chocolates, Justaguyknits, Knotted Up Macrame, Light Bird Crafts, Love Vern Handmade, Mithras Candle, Moss & Mineral, NannyB & Betty, OnlyInTheForest, Orion Furniture, paperTHINKtank, Philly Made Green, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Petal and Prayer, Rare Rabbit Productions, Sandra Mournet Tarcov, Sculptlerybones, Squirrel Tacos, Take It or Leaf It, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Bearded Carver, The Tin Goat, Twee Stitch, Useful & Beautiful, Vellum St. Soap Company, VG Custom Artwork, Wild But Quiet Limited Company.

 

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Twilight Market

Twilight Market

Live Music • Local Food & Drink • Workshops • Craft Vendors

Join us for the last Twilight Market of the season! We are keeping the farm and the farmstand open late for shopping and have invited some of our favorite friends to join us. Philadelphia Brewing Company will be here and Chef Carolynn will be sampling tastings from our Thanksgiving menu. Philly Farm Truck will be here serving up their farm-to-table style eats. We’re having a Bitters Workshop with Dean Browne from Rowhouse Spirits from 6:00-7:30. There will be live music from Rock the Future’s house band 4:30- 5:15pm, Conversations 5:30- 6pm, and Clowder 6:30- 7:15pm. Enjoy beautiful handmade paper crafts from Nicole Donnelly, AKA paperTHINKtank, all-in-one s’mores on a stick from Tuck-ins Foods, jewelry and more from Sculpterybones, knitted creations from Who Dog Knits, mindfully crafted elements from Elements of Aura, and hand poured candles from Mithras Candle.

Twilight Markets are BYOBW (beer and wine). Different music, local food and drink, workshops, music and arts and craft vendors.

Contact: events@greensgrow.org

Location: Greensgrow Farms, 2501 East Cumberland Street

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Kokedama Workshop

Kokedama

Registration Required. Kokedama moss balls or “string gardens” are a unique way to garden vertically. Learn how make your own at our workshop this fall. Kokedama, sometimes referred to as the “poor man’s bonsai,” is a Japanese method of planting in versatile self-contained moss planters that you can hang anywhere your plants flourish. Bring a breathe of fresh air to your indoor space just in time for winter!

Our expert staff instructor will walk you through the process of correctly mixing soil, transplanting, and wrapping your moss cover as well as at home care and maintenance. Everyone will take away the Kokedama you make in class with a choice of mini houseplants like Ferns, Peace Lilies, or Caladiums. And we’ll give you handy instructions for your next mossy creation. Extra scissors and gloves are always welcome! Get ready to roll up your sleeves and have some fun.

Maureen and David are our own horticultural experts behind keeping our Garden Center lush, happy and healthy and are here to offer their expertise to you, whether you’ve got your first houseplant or have been gardening for years.

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

Photo courtesy Costa Farms

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Canning Without Added Sugar Workshop

Marisa McClellan author photo low res

Registration Required. Want to preserve your favorite fall fruits without using cups and cups of refined sugar? Learn how to safely and deliciously can without any added sugar at our Canning Without Added Sugar Workshop! On September 30, the author of Naturally Sweet Food in Jars and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan will be at the Greensgrow Community Kitchen to show you how to make both shelf-stable applesauce and pear butter without any additional sugar.

Marisa will walk you through every step of the canning process, from prepping your fresh fruits, to filling your jars, to using the boiling water bath method for safe, shelf-stable preservation. Everyone will go home with a 4 ounce jar of applesauce and full recipes and how-to guides so you can keep canning at home! This is a great time of the year to put up fruits of the early fall harvest.

Marisa McClellan is a food blogger, cookbook author, and canning teacher based in Center City Philadelphia. She has written for several local and national publications and co-hosts a podcast dedicated to living a food-focused life, called Local Mouthful. Marisa has taught canning and preserving for nearly a decade and loves to share her knowledge and experience with new and experienced canners alike.

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

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Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented crafters and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event. Check out the photo gallery from last year’s event here.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Event Hours:
Saturday, December 5th • 10–4, Sunday, December 6th • 11–4
Saturday, December 12th • 10–4 & Sunday, December 13th • 11–4

For more info on the event and vendor application: greensgrow.org/holidaybazaar

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Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented crafters and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event. Check out the photo gallery from last year’s event here.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Event Hours:
Saturday, December 5th & Sunday, December 6th • 10–4
Saturday, December 12th & Sunday, December 13th • 10–4

For more info on the event and vendor application: greensgrow.org/holidaybazaar

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Subaru Arctic Blast at Greensgrow Farms

Monday–Friday • 2–8pm | Saturday & Sunday • 10am–5pm

Join us on the farm for 10 days of fun holiday activities and workshops. The event kicks off with our annual Customer Appreciation Happy Hour and holiday lighting on the farm on December 4. The farm will be stocked with fresh cut holiday trees, wreaths, greens and gifts and we are open till 8 during the week for holiday shoppers. For kids, we are offering free make and take activities! Don’t miss the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar on the weekends for a great array of handmade gifts from local makers and crafters. Plus, live music, toy drive and ice sculpture!

Make & Take Activities for Kids: Mon–Fri • 6–8pm | Sat & Sun • 11am–3pm • Stop by the craft table in the heated tent to make a fun winter ornament you can bring home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate for 12 and under.

Donate Toys!
This weekend during the Subaru Arctic Blast at Greensgrow Farms, we are partnering with a project called Instant RePlay to host collections of gently used toys and games. Instant RePlay works with Philadelphia family-support organizations to get donations directly into the hands of kids in need. More than 125,000 children in Philadelphia live in poverty, and simply toys and games provide a host of critical developmental and life skills. The Greensgrow collection will support kids and families affiliated with APM (Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha for Everyone). Types of toys that ARE accepted: gently used/new toys and games for 4-10 year olds; balls, baseball gloves, blocks, Legos/building materials, jump ropes, Frisbees, puzzles, board games, fake food/store items, musical instruments, action figures, toy cars, kids’ books. Types of toys that ARE NOT accepted; newborn/infant materials, anything requiring batteries, replacement parts, sports equipment (besides balls, baseball gloves) plush animals, broken toys, incomplete sets/puzzles/kits/games, play houses/castles activity books that have been written in, toy weapons.

Snowplay for Kids: Cancelled due to weather.

SABGF_WinterHoursCard_11.15_outlineScheduled Events

Dec 4 • 6:30–7pm • Kick-Off Holiday Lighting • Our 10 day event begins as we turn on the holiday lights on the farm with live music performances.

Dec 4 • 6–8pm • Customer Appreciation Happy Hour • Come make merry with Greensgrow as our way of thanking you for another successful year. Enjoy a nosh and a tipple and 20% off holiday, trees, greens and more. More.

Dec 4 • 6–8pm • Wreath Making Workshop • Learn to make beautiful holiday wreaths. Registration Required.

Dec 5 & 6 • 10am–4pm • Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar • Support local artists! Handmade gifts from some of the neighborhood’s most talented crafters and artists. More.

Dec 5 • 10am–2pm • Greensgrow Winter CSA Begins & Seasonal Farmstand. Find out more about the Winter CSA here.

Dec 5 & 6 • 11am–3pm • Hot Chocolate Bar. Warm up with a cup of cocoa and all the fixings when you visit the farm. Free, as long as supplies last.

Dec 7 • 6–8pm • Wreath Making Workshop • Learn to make beautiful holiday wreaths. Registration Required.

Dec 8 • 6–8pm • Vegan Holiday Cooking with Miss Rachel at the Greensgrow Community Kitchen • Registration Required.

Dec 8 • 6–8pm • Holiday Drinks Free Demo at Greensgrow Farms
Learn how to make limoncello, hot toddy and mulled cider. Free samples!

Dec 9 • 6–8pm • Live Jazz! EBE Austin Ensemble Gather for a cozy evening of live music in the greenhouse. The EBE Austin Ensemble will be playing holiday standards while you sit back with a warm drink, or browse our selection of holiday decor.

Dec 10 • 6–8pm • Knitting Circle. Come together to knit and crochet projects to donate to families who could use the extra warmth during this holiday season. Hot chocolate, cider and snacks will be provided. BYO Yarn and needles. Contact maura@greensgrow.org for details.

Dec 11 • 6–8pm • Family Activity Night • Bring the family for a night of old-fashioned holiday crafting. Free craft stations with an array of projects to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Appropriate for 12 and under.

Dec 12 & 13 • 10am–4pm • Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar • Support local artists! Handmade gifts from some of the neighborhood’s most talented crafters and artists. More.

Dec 12 & 13 • 11am–3pm • Hot Chocolate Bar. Warm up with a cup of cocoa and all the fixings when you visit the farm. Free, as long as supplies last.

Dec 13 • 11–2pm • Ice Carving Demonstration! Come watch a local artist, Kim Phuong, make a pig and a penguin with simple tools and a block of ice.

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