Resistance is a Garden
A Painted Bride project combines urban farming, art and education to empower Black and Brown Philadelphians to grow their own futures
Earth Day Philadelphia Guide
More than 50 years after the holiday began, there are more reasons — and more ways — than ever to combat climate change, right here in Philly
Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Flowers in Potholes
Citizen gardeners, unite! Your streets need you.
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.
Foodizen: Composting in the City
Philadelphians dump 400,000 tons of food and yard scraps into the landfill every year. A city community composting pilot is working to put that waste to good use
Our Zoo Is Greener Than Your Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo is growing its own greens to more sustainably feed its animals—and to help humans in neighboring food deserts