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Registration is Open!

We are proud to be a Community Partner of The Home Grown Institute. Registration is open for the March 24-25  “Springing Good Intentions Into Action” conference to be held at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, in NW Philadelphia.
  • 50+ Hands-on Home-Scaled Sustainable Skills Workshops including:
    • edible gardens,

      community and school gardens
    • seed-saving, soil enrichment, 4 season harvest
    • bees, chickens, worms, aquaponics
    • food preservation, fermentation
    • repurposing, upcycling, natural building
  • Fun, Engaging and Educational KIDS and TEEN program
  • Seed Exchange and Tool Swap
  • Silent Auction, Awards Reception
  • Local, Organic, Seasonal Lunch
  • Free Rain Barrel or Worm Farm Composter for all registrants*
  • Work-exchange financial aid available
Contributions to the Silent Auction benefit our Community Scholarship Fund
Watch for the Weekend At-A-Glance Pull-Out in The Weavers Way Shuttle (February, page 10)
View the Weekend At-a-Glance and Full Program online (http://issuu.com/thehomegrowninstitute) or
Download the docs from the website (thehomegrowninstitute.org/Register.html).
For more information, contact info@thehomegrowninstitute.org
Register soon. Late fee applies after February 24. Registration closes March 19.

* one per family/residence. All repurposed from reclaimed food grade plastic. Supplies are limited.

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Seed Cleaning Workshop and Seed Exchange at Bartram’s Garden

Join Philly Seed Exchange at Bartram’s Garden to help in the annual seed harvest and cleaning led by staff gardener Nancy Wygant. We will be having a seed and plant exchange as well. Sunday, Sept 18, 1-4pm. Please RSVP to nwygant [at] bartramsgarden.org