|Sent on:||Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:41 PM|
From: Philadelphia Orchard Project <[address removed]>
Date: August 14, 2013, 2:25:39 PM EDT
To: [address removed]
Subject: POP nursery work day
Reply-To: [address removed]
Join us for a POP nursery work day this Saturday and a work day at Bartram's Orchard next month. . . and stay tuned for our full fall schedule to be announced soon. Please also save the date for our 3rd annual Philadelphia Orchard Day to be celebrated with events across the city on October 26th. If you're interested in touring some POP orchard sites, we also encourage you to participate in the Urban Farm Bike Ride on September 7th. See below for event details and consider a donation to help us continue to build community orchards in Philadelphia!
NOTE: If you intend to volunteer at an event, please RSVP via our website (www.phillyorchards.org). By clicking on an event description, you can see how many people have signed up and where your help is most needed!
Please contact [address removed] for more information on a particular event.
Summer/Fall 2013 Event Schedule
POP NURSERY WORK DAY
Saturday, August 17 @ 10am
Weavers Way Farm @ Awbury Arboretum, 1011 E Washington Ln, Germantown
Help out with expanding POP's edible plant nursery. We'll be potting up plants, clearing more space, and adding to our new irrigation system! See (www.weaversway.coop/index.php?page=185) for directions.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
URBAN FARM BIKE TOURSaturday, September 7 @ 8amGreensgrow Farm, 2501 E. Cumberland, North PhillyThis is the 8th annual Urban Farm Bike Tour organized by Weavers Way and a great way to check out a lot of POP orchards and other fantastic urban farms! A longer and shorter route are featured this year and POP sites on the tour include Teens 4 Good, Bartram's Garden, Awbury Arboretum, Grumblethorpe, Walnut Hill, and Mill Creek. See weaversway.coop/bikeride for details and to register.BARTRAM'S ORCHARD CARE DAYSaturday, September 14 @ 10amBartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, West PhillyLend a hand with weeding and clearing understory at the site of Philadelphia's largest orchard. A great opportunity to check out historic Bartram's Garden, the innovative community farm run by the Urban Nutrition Initiative, and the wide array of fruit growing in the orchard.PHILADELPHIA ORCHARD DAYSaturday, October 26Please save the date for our 3rd annual Philadelphia Orchard Day, a celebration of community orchards that will include plantings, harvest festivals, educational opportunities, and other events at locations across the city. Details to be announced. . .
POP Orchard Wish List
Orchard plant materials: fruit trees, berry bushes, perennial herbs and flowers, etc . . . (if it's a useful plant and you can deliver it to us, we want it)
Donations and/or hosts for house-party fundraisers. . .
Banner/sign printing to identify our orchard sites. . .