Photo Essay: Grow Your Own
With Covid-19 food shortages looming, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society mobilized thousands of gardeners to grow food and feed their neighbors this year—an act that builds community resilience. Here, some gardening photos to inspire your own growing season.
Business for Good: The Kitchen Garden Series
A former costume designer is now working to upend the textiles industry and revive an old Philly tradition by producing local linen
How to Fix Philly’s Trash Problem
As garbage piles up all over town, the city’s former Waste and Litter Czar shares what he’s learned about how to clean it up. Hint: It requires good leadership.
Guest Commentary: Philly’s Hot Weather Health Crisis
Heat and Covid-19 could make this the most dangerous summer on record. Two urban environmentalists with ways to make a more sustainable, resilient and just city .
Foodizen: Revolutionizing Your Meat
While national suppliers come up short during the pandemic, Philly’s Primal Supply Meats is keeping fridges stocked and local farmers afloat. That’s good for our diets—and our economy
How to Grow Food in Philly
Philly’s garden pros share practical advice on how to grow food at home in the city—whether you have a small yard or a sunny windowsill
Guest Commentary: Social Equity and Climate Resilience Are Economic Drivers
The director of Philly’s Sustainable Business Network offers a blueprint to creating a fairer and stronger economic ecosystem during our recovery
A Green Stimulus for Philly
Penn’s resident climate wonk co-wrote a letter urging Congress to green its pandemic response. Could the public investments he supports help solve Philly’s poverty epidemic, too?