|Sent on:||Friday, October 11, 2013 1:05 PM|
Due to muddy conditions and an uncertain forecast, Wyck has just cancelled their harvest fest tomorrow and POP's plant sale along with it . We are considering alternative dates and will keep you posted.
On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Phil Forsyth <[address removed]> wrote:
PUFNs,Looking for fruit trees, berry bushes, fruiting vines? Check out the Philadelphia Orchard Project's first ever plant sale fundraiser this Saturday at the Wyck Harvest Festival. While supplies last we've got:TREES: apples, pears, Asian pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, figs, pawpaws, persimmons, juneberries, jujubes, mulberriesBERRIES: blueberries, blackberrries, raspberries, strawberries, alpine strawberriesVINES: hardy kiwis, grapesPLUS: Sochi Tea plants, Yuzu hardy citrusThe harvest festival runs 10am to 4pm and will also feature live music, cider pressing, good food, workshops and more at Wyck Historic House (6026 Germantown Ave). For details:Don't miss this chance to source unusual edible plants while supporting your friendly neighborhood permaculture non-profit. . . and have some fun while you're at it!Thanks, PhilPhil Forsyth, Director
Philadelphia Orchard Project---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Philadelphia Orchard Project <[address removed]>
Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 2:03 PM
Subject: POP Bike Tour & Plant Sale!
To: [address removed]
Dear POP supporters,Announcing a brand new way to get involved with Philadelphia Orchard Day:
Ride for Philly Orchards!
Join us for a bicycle ride to visit some of Philadelphia's best community orchards and support POP on Philadelphia Orchard Day, Saturday, October 26! The ride will visit several POP orchards on both sides of the Schuylkill River, including a ride over the historic Strawberry Mansion bridge, stopping by the Woodford Mansion Apple Festival and concluding at the Overbrook Environmental Education Center's Growing Healthy Communities Fair. The ride will cover about 20 miles, with five stops. 9:30am - 2:30pm. Helmets mandatory.
$20 participation fee will go directly to support POP's work in planting more community orchards in Philadelphia. Get exercise, experience Orchard Day festivities in neighborhoods across the city, and support your friendly neighborhood permaculture non-profit!
POP Plant Sale @ Wyck Harvest Festival 10/12Here's your chance to help POP while helping yourself! Join in the fun at Wyck's Behind the Fence Harvest Festival and purchase figs, blueberries, alpine strawberries, and more from POP's edible plant nursery. Wyck Historic House will host this free community event from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 10/12, featuring live music, vendors, cider-pressing, and more.POP Director Phil Forsyth will be on hand all day to answer your urban orchard questions! Wyck is located at 6026 Germantown Ave in NW Philly.
Please use the forward email function below to send to friends and family who are interested in our mission to plant orchards in the city of Philadelphia that grow healthy food, green spaces and community food security.Sincerely,Phil Forsyth, Director
Philadelphia Orchard Project