Community gardens increase access to fresh produce while strengthening social connections between neighbors. PHS offers resources for community gardens to serve their neighborhoods. Consider this hub your one-stop shop for all PHS-provided information and supports for those in the Community Gardens Program (CGP) as well as sites participating in City Harvest. This page is intended for site leaders and garden groups.
Use these links below to the forms to request lumber, soil & compost, volunteers, seedlings, and technical assistance. Use the arrows in the images to navigate through the forms.
Use these links below to access payment forms for our lumber and soil cost-share program and Seedling CSA. Use the arrows in the images to navigate through the forms.
Welcome to the PHS McClean Urban Agriculture Tool Library! Visit the link below to check out our policies below and click on “Inventory” to browse our selection and check out tools.
Glenwood Green Acres
1801 W Glenwood Ave
Philadelphia PA 19132
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Learn the basics of the PHS Community Garden Program through our brochure and partnership agreement. You can view and download these documents here.
Thanks to a Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) grant, PHS is offering a second round of small project support (up to $2,500 in support) to garden spaces in Philadelphia. During the first round of project support grants, PHS with the support of DNCR, supported over 16 community gardens with an assortment of projects including a workshop series, shed installations, signage and more.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's (PHS) Growing Organic Workshop Series is a low-cost, educational workshop series that builds off of our Beginner Food Growing and Garden Tenders programming. Growing Organic offers more advanced instruction on sustainable agricultural practices, and health and well-being, while highlighting Philadelphia and locally-based growers. Each workshop is led by local grower(s) and supported by PHS Staff. PHS is looking for proposals for presenters and workshops as part of our 2023 Growing Organics Workshop Series.