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PHS Harvest

Growing Produce

PHS Harvest is a collection of food growing programs focused on addressing growing hunger and food insecurity in the Greater Philadelphia region. PHS is asking our powerful community of gardeners to dig in and plant more food crops this year with extra to share.  Each year, PHS and our 150 community garden partners grow fresh food for pantries and neighbors all over the Greater Philadelphia region. You can make a difference and help us grow and share thousands of pounds of fresh produce this growing season! 

It’s easy to get started! Visit the Overview section of our Harvest pages. 
If you're a community gardener, learn how you can connect with our Community Gardens Team

Click here to explore our local retailer map, showcasing retailers with the necessary products for you to begin your home garden.  Search for gardening resources with the Cooperative Gardens Commission here.  

We are ready to teach you to garden. Visit Start Growing. You can learn at your own pace with Gardener's Blog or by attending one of PHS’s online workshops on food growing.  

We can help you find a food pantry near you. Click Share & Track Your Harvest to see food donation guidelines and a map of food pantries in the area accepting donations. 

We are partnering with Food Connect, an organization that can pick up produce from your home/garden and brings it to a food pantry. Additional information can be found by clicking Share & Track Your Harvest. 

Everyone is welcome to support Harvest! Your generosity funds all PHS programs that increase the health and well-being of the Greater Philadelphia region through horticulture, including Harvest -- our initiative to especially supports people in underserved communities.

 

Give at PHSonline.org/donate and choosing “Harvest” when asked, “How did you hear about us?" 

 

If you are a community gardener or would like to learn more about community gardening, learn more by exploring our Community Gardens section. 


If you want to volunteer your time, you can also sign up at Food Connect to become a driver and pick up produce from gardeners and bring them to local pantries. 

 

In addition, we are always pleased to partner with community-based organizations to scale up their efforts and build networks for self-reliance. Feel free to connect us with organizations that you feel would benefit from inclusion in our Harvest initiative by contacting us at [email protected].

 Please reach out to your local neighborhood food pantry and ask if they are accepting other items. Find your local food pantry by clicking here

 Once dropped off at the food pantry, it will be made available to those in need, according to the pantry or families' wishes. If you are in need of fresh produce and other items, please join us in growing food on your own by visiting the Start Growing page.

Please reach out to the Harvest team by emailing [email protected]

Yes, PHS has a variety of programs going on throughout the year.

Learn more about our Community Garden efforts. 
Learn more about our Gold Medal Plants series and what plants should be in your garden to support pollinators, who make fruits and produce come alive!
Explore our Calendar of Events for upcoming online workshops.

 

Please visit PHSonline.org/support-phs/target-your-impact or email [email protected] to learn about all the ways you can get involved with PHS! 

You can join our initiative at any time whether you are a donor, retailer, food relief organization, sponsor, or gardener. Contact us at [email protected]

Questions on PHS Harvest? Get in touch with PHS.
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215.988.1698

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