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The Flower Show

Harvest 2020


Harvest 2020 is a new PHS program focused on addressing growing hunger and food insecurity in the Philadelphia region.

PHS is asking our powerful community to dig in and plant more food crops this year with extra to share.

Our goal is to help mobilize and influence 100,000 people directly or through our partners to grow vegetables this season.

Everyone is welcome to learn and grow with us.

Become a Grower

Grow food for yourself and your family.

Share Your Harvest with Others

Grow food to donate to others in your community. 

Give to PHS to Support our Work 

Your generosity funds all PHS programs that increase the health and well-being of the Greater Philadelphia region through horticulture – including Harvest 2020, which especially supports people in underserved communities to grow and share food for themselves and their neighbors by helping give access to gardening supplies through our community-based partners.

PHS Harvest 2020

Questions on Harvest 2020? Get in touch with PHS.

The Need

  • Almost 12% of households in the Greater Philadelphia region suffer from food insecurity. 
  • Before COVID-19, 1 in 5 Philadelphia residents did not have access to three meals a day. 
  • Food pantries need fresh produce this season, with demand having increased by up to 3x times since 2019. 
  • Harvest 2020 will mobilize 100,000 people to grow food for themselves and their communities, reducing our reliance on conventional food systems. 

Interested in becoming a
Harvest 2020 Partner?

Partners are welcome to participate in Harvest 2020 by providing donations to support the initiative. Partners are also invited to participate, with a number of opportunities available to help PHS amplify its food growing/sharing message across the Greater Philadelphia region.

Potential partners and sponsors should contact Jimmy Owens, VP of Business Development at [email protected].

Sponsored by:
Subaru is our proud partner and official vehicle of Harvest 2020. Subaru has long supported green movements and promoted environmental responsibility with PHS. Click on their logo to the left to learn more!
Thank you to our Partners