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Growing Organic: Nuts about Fall Foraging

Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, PA

The abundance of nature is nuts!Join local perennial agriculture enthusiast Michael Muehlbauer to learn about foraging and processing native nut trees. This workshop will include home-scale hacks, a tour of trees, and a discussion of foraging ethics.

The Taste of Ukraine

The Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA

An exploration of Ukrainian culture through foodWe welcome you to the Culinary Literacy Center stolovaya—a cafeteria-style buffet—featuring classic dishes prepared the Ukrainian way. We celebrate the country's culture and food with the opportunity to taste items you'd find at a traditional Ukrainian table: potato pierogies (varenyky), borscht with pampushky (Ukrainian garlic bread), crepes (blini) with sweet cottage cheese and berries, and beet kvass. In addition to sampling these dishes, participants will receive recipes, discuss how these preparations are unique, and learn about their significance in Ukrainian culture.All dishes served are vegetarian; please notify us of any food restrictions in advance

PHS Tree Tenders – Fall Basic Training

Become a neighborhood greening hero and enjoy the fellowship of more than 6,000 Tree Tenders in the Greater Philadelphia area!Register for the upcoming PHS Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training webinar to learn the basics of tree biology, identification, planting, and care. As a participant, you will be joining one of the nation’s oldest and most respected volunteer urban tree care programs.This four-part program will take place virtually over Zoom from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursdays beginning September 22 through October 13.Participants will also be invited to attend one of the optional hands-on Outdoor Workshops on Saturday, Oct. 15 10:00

5th Annual Cannabis Opportunities Conference

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

As part of the 3rd Annual Black Cannabis Week powered by the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO), the 5th Annual Cannabis Opportunities Conference will be held on September 23-25 at The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. The conference will feature in-person educational and informational experiences designed to elevate, educate, and celebrate the Black experience, voice, and longstanding history of contributions to the cannabis industry.

Free – $30

Germantown Farmers Market

Germantown Farmers Market 5501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

The Germantown Farmers Market reopened on May 21st, 2022! Visit the market weekly on Saturdays from 10am - 2pm and support local farms, artisan vendors, and food trucks!

United By Blue Waterway Cleanup – Philadelphia, PA

FDR Park South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

United By Blue is hosting a waterway cleanup event at FDR Park - RSVP here to join in on the fun!United By Blue is hosting a beach cleanup event in Philadelphia, PA! Please join United By Blue for a fun-filled Community Cleanup Event by volunteering to clean up your local waterway. The focus of the day will be cleaning up litter and debris from the shoreline of Philadelphia's own FDR Park. This could include the removal of items as large as tires and abandoned household furniture to as small as pesky microplastics and snack packaging; all cleaned up with the

They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds – Family Wellness Retreat

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd., Philadelphia, PA

Moms, gather your family and retreat beneath the trees for a few hours of re-energizing and centering self-care activities.Black Girls With Green Thumbs calls mothers from across the Philadelphia area to reflect on their resilience and commit to nurturing their spirit by connecting with the ultimate feminine energy: Mother Nature. On Sunday, September 25th we invite you and your children to immerse yourself in nature for the second annual They Didn't Know We Were Seeds: Family Wellness Retreat. At the retreat you and your family will: claim your right to rest be free to let go break the routine of

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Myrick Conservation Center 1760 Unionville-Wawaset Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Trail Creek Outfitters Wild and Scenic Film Festival to benefit the Stroud Center and Brandywine Red Clay Alliance!

Seed To Supper 15 Yr Anniversary Farm To Table Dinner Fundraiser

The Farm at Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA

A farm to table harvest celebration + fundraiser to benefit Food Moxie's work supporting growing, cooking and eating healthy food in the NWFeaturing: Music by local singer/songwriter, organizer, educator and farmer Sam Rise and local musician and Henry Got Crops Farm Market Manager Ash PhillipsFood by Weaver's Way Executive Chef Bonnie Shuman and Students from Food Moxie programming with the help of Chef Gail HinsonDrinks from BoardRoom Distillery, Philadelphia Brewing Company and Moore Bros Wine A signature cocktail made by Food Moxie staff with culinary herbs grown from our garden Flowers from Food Moxie Gardens and TrueLove SeedsACTIVITIES INCLUDING: -

Final Fridays at the Rail Park

The Rail Park 1300 Noble Street, Philadelphia, PA

Friends of the Rail Park presents: Final Fridays at the Rail Park! Every last Friday of the month from May to September.


Germantown Farmers Market

Germantown Farmers Market 5501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

The Germantown Farmers Market reopened on May 21st, 2022! Visit the market weekly on Saturdays from 10am - 2pm and support local farms, artisan vendors, and food trucks!

Spaces for PEC’s Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show

Pennypack Environmental Center 8600A Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA

Artists and Crafters needed for our Annual Fall FestivalArtists and Crafters are invited to join us for this annual fall festival and enjoy a day in the park. $20.00 per 10x10 space. Tents are allowed, but not provided. If paid online, you will be responsible for eventbrite fees. HANDMADE CRAFT DESCRIPTION Please provide some information about your craft. We do not accept registrations for booths containing direct sales, imports, flea market items, or live animals. If your booth is an assortment of crafts, please indicate what the main crafts will be. This will help us better place your booth. As

UTC Fall Farm Party

Neighborhood Foods Farm 608 N. 53rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Come celebrate the season with us at our annual Fall Farm Party at Neighborhood Foods Farm!We are grateful for another abundant growing season and an opportunity to gather together to celebrate another year of community-building! Join us for music, food, vendors, farm tours and rich conversation on envisioning and bringing to life thriving food systems in our communities.*Rain date: October 8

Intro to Papermaking

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

An introduction to making paper at the Soapbox Community Print Shop & Zine Library.About This EventIn this introductory course you will learn the basics of western-style papermaking including sheet forming, and how to easily modify moulds to create different shaped sheets, as well as proper studio cleanup. A materials fee covers pre-beaten cotton/abaca pulp, as well as use of moulds, deckles, felts, and drying system. Students will need to pick up dry paper from the studio the following week.Please note: We require all visitors to the Soapbox wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status. The instructor reserves the right to

Growing Organics: Inside or Out

1329 S 15th St 1329 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Turning Your Household Waste into Worm Compost ‘Black Gold’This hands-on workshop aims to teach the audience the benefits of, and start-to-finish process for, creating one’s own cache of vermicompost; as well as demonstrate how to build a worm bin from two designs currently used by the presenter in her own Philly rowhome. One design is intended for indoor use, using affordable materials found in most discount big-box stores. The second design is an outdoor bin that has proven to sustain a healthy worm population year-round in the City’s climate. Following a discussion containing samples of all things vermicomposting, participants will

Global Water Alliance 15th Annual Conference

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Are We There Yet? United Nations Goal of Universal Access to Sanitation Services by 2030 – Progress, Challenges, and SolutionsThe lack of adequate sanitation and hygiene kills over 4,500 people per day, many of them children. It also results in many illnesses, and disruptions to education. This year marks the midpoint between when the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were set (2015) and the deadline for when they are to be accomplished (2030). SDG 6 includes universal access for sanitation services as one of its goals and there is still a great amount of work to be done to meet

Fall Florals Centerpiece (AM Workshop)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Bring beautiful blooms indoors this fall!Fall Florals CenterpieceSaturday, October 8, 10:00 – 11:30 am Presented by Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens StaffBring beautiful blooms indoors this fall! Join us for a hands-on workshop to create your own seasonal masterpiece. Play with colors and textures as you arrange your centerpiece with flowers and foliage. All materials provided – just bring your creativity!Members: $35; Non-Members: $45*we are also holding a Fall Florals Centerpiece workshop from 12:30 – 2:00 pm

The Art and Science of Leaves (Ages 6+)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Learn about leaves with a nature walk and art project!The Art and Science of Leaves (Ages 6+) Saturday, October 22, 1:30 – 3:00 pm Presented by Amy Mawby and Bonnie Witmer, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Join us for fall fun at Jenkins! Head outdoors for a nature walk to explore the season. Discover the science behind why leaves turn color and go on a leaf hunt to look at shapes, textures and autumn splendor. Bring your outdoor inspiration indoors with a fall color sun catcher art project. You won’t be-leaf what you’ll create! Suitable for ages 6 and up. Children

10-23-2022 Penn Valley, PA Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Lower Merion Transfer Station 1300 N Woodbine Ave, Penn Valley, PA

Montgomery County, PA drive thru event to drop off Household Hazardous Waste. (NO TVs, electronics, or appliances will be accepted.)• Montgomery County events are following state guidelines and public health restrictions.• If you need your gas can or container returned, please tape a note to it stating that you want to keep it.• You must stay in your car while in the event site.• You may arrive any time within your registered appointment window.• Please print out your ticket if possible or write your name and appointment time on a piece of paper. • If you cannot attend the event,

Science Seminar: Nature’s Best Hope

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA

Learn how to create landscapes that enhance local ecosystems rather than degrade them and how this Homegrown National Park will provide vital corridors connecting the few natural areas that remain.


Bicycle and Sewing Machine Collection – Pedals for Progress

parking lot across from 
the Olde Church of Saint Andrew 135 S. Sycamore St, (route 532), Newtown, PA

Bicycle and Sewing Machine Collection -Pedals for Progress / Sewing Peace Putting used bikes and sewing machines to good useSponsored by Newtown Rotary Club (again and again and again and again)at the parking lot across from
 the Olde Church of Saint Andrew
135 S. Sycamore St (route 532)
 Newtown, PA 18940
*Date or time inconvenient? Please call Dr. Jerry
to discuss year-round drop-off arrangements.
Contact Dr. Jerry Agasar
 (215) 605-3268Pedals4Progress effectively recycles serviceable bicycles and sewing machines to be used as economic development tools in developing countries.Since 1991 164,721 Bicycles and 5,684 Sewing Machine have been donated and given to people to increase their

This is Lenapehoking: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA

This is Lenapehoking: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Adam Waterbear DePaul Tribal Council Member; Storykeeper of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania Chuck GentleMoon DeMund Chief of Ceremonies of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania The Morris Arboretum and Woodmere Art Museum sit side by side in Northwest Philadelphia, and both share a strong interest in the history of our shared landscape, our institutions’ role as stewards of the land, and a desire to acknowledge and honor the past as we plan for the future. Our shared location in Northwest Philadelphia is on the traditional land of the Lenape people, and still holds

$20 – $25

Nature’s Best Hope

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Nature’s Best Hope Doug Tallamy Professor of Entomology at the University of Delaware; Author, Bringing Nature Home (2007), The Living Landscape (2014), Nature’s Best Hope (2020), and The Nature of Oaks (2021). Recent headlines about global insect declines, the impending extinction of one million species worldwide, and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our present-day standard of living. The good news is that none of


Protecting & Restoring the Environment at MOM’s Organic Market

MOM's Organic Market is on a mission to protect and restore the environment. Learn more about their efforts and impacts!MOM's Organic Market takes sustainability seriously. MOM's was founded in 1987 by 22-year-old Scott Nash as a home delivery business. Today, MOM’s has stores in five states and DC, employs 1,300+ people, and their Purpose is to protect and restore the environment.Sean Lynch, Environmental Research and Partnerships Manager, will share what MOM's is doing to help the planet. MOM's sustainability initiatives range from collecting oyster shells to restore oyster reefs to advocating against animal cosmetics testing. Join Sean and the Penn

Plan and Plant

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Discover the parts of a garden and how to design yoursPlan and Plant Sunday, November 13, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Presented by Karen Flick, Head Horticulturist, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Are you a home gardener with questions? Join Karen Flick to gain a deeper understanding of your landscape in order to have a healthy, successful garden. Key aspects which influence a landscape include sunlight, soil types, moisture, space considerations and more. These all aid in selecting the right plants for the right location. Explore the various parts of a garden and learn tips for how you can determine this in

Keeping Seeds and the Stories They Tell

morris 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Keeping Seeds and the Stories They Tell Amirah Mitchell Founder, Sistah Seeds Join us to learn from Amirah Mitchell, a Philadelphia-based farmer and the founder of Sistah Seeds, a small seed-production farm that focuses on seed production of West African, Afro-Caribbean and African American heirloom vegetables and grains. Seed saving, says Amirah, is taking seeds from a plant that you’ve grown and storing them, saving them to plant the following year. Seed keeping, however, is more intentional in that you are saving seed varieties that are culturally important and that have powerful cultural resonance for people. In this program, Amirah


Using the Miyawaki Method to Rewild Our Communities

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Using the Miyawaki Method to Rewild Our Communities Hannah Lewis and Maya Dutta Biodiversity for a Livable Climate Join Hannah Lewis and Maya Dutta in a discussion of Lewis' new book, Mini-Forest Revolution: Using the Miyawaki Method to Rapidly Rewild the World (Chelsea Green, 2022). The Miyawaki Method is a unique approach to tree-planting conceived by Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki. In the book, Lewis explains how densely planted forests the size of a tennis court grow quickly and are much more biodiverse than those planted by conventional methods. She explores the science behind why mini-forests work and the myriad environmental


2022 B Corporation Champions Retreat

Loews Philadelphia Hotel 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

You are invited to join together with the B Corp community at the 12th Champions Retreat to connect, learn, and get inspired.Champions Retreat is the marquee gathering of the community of Certified B Corporations in the U.S. & Canada, partners, and values-aligned people using business as a force for good to deliver on our vision of an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for all people and the planet. This year’s theme, Humanity at Work, celebrates the human values that fuel our business values and allow us to build community and connection. The first time our B Corp community will

A Piet Oudolf Story

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

A Piet Oudolf Story Deborah Chud Garden Designer, Consultant, and Educator Instructor Deborah Chud traces her discovery of the work of the Dutch garden designer, Piet Oudolf, her research on his plant combinations, and her use of that research to create a garden in his style. The class explores the historical context in which Oudolf emerged as a landscape designer and provides an introduction to his design principles—particularly his concept of structure and the special balance he creates between coherence and contrast. Toward the end of her talk, Deborah offers some practical Oudolfian “dos & don’ts” for home gardeners at


Watershed Friendly Property Practices

Penn State Great Valley: School of Graduate Professional Studies 30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA

You can help protect Pennsylvania’s watershed!Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Coordinator for Chester and Delaware Counties, Meagan Hopkins-Doerr, will teach us how to follow a few simple guidelines to manage your property to protect area streams and rivers and share information about how to certify your property. This session will touch on urban properties (renters and people with small lots to no control of outside land) and large property (campuses and municipalities).Learn how to improve and maintain the quality of water resources and habitat for wildlife and pollinators.