On July 14, WHYY’s Radio Times featured NGT’s Executive Director, Jenny Greenberg and Chris Bolden-Newsome of Bartrams Gardens to discuss the successes and challenges of urban farming and gardening in Philadelphia. Listen to the interview here.
On June 21, 2017 the Philadelphia Committee of the Garden Club of America (PCGCA) presented the Neighborhood Gardens Trust with The Peg Dilks Award, for it’s work in acquiring and preserving community gardens, which enhance the quality of life in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. PCGCA has been a long-term supporter of NGT. With the help of PCGCA, […]
The fourth annual Community Gardens Day on June 18 was Philadelphia’s biggest one yet — close to 60 gardens, 5 tours, fun activities and great sponsors and partners. At the kick-off event Los Bomberos De la Calle got everyone moving. The incredible lineup of speakers, including Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, NGT Executive Director Jenny Greenberg perfectly […]
The Fourth Annual COMMUNITY GARDENS DAY will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10am-2pm (rain date June 18). From tranquil spots filled with flowers and trees to bountiful vegetable gardens that produce healthy food, there are hundreds of community gardens across Philadelphia. Community Gardens Day is a celebration of these shared open spaces, […]
The Sierra Club (SPG) and NGT are hosting a walking tour of community gardens in Point Breeze and Grays Ferry on May 20th from 2pm-5pm. We will visit gardens and learn from their caretakers about preservation efforts and how gardens & urban agriculture build equity, sustainability and community. This is a family-friendly walking tour, open […]