Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Gardening, greening and learning resources.

PHS Garden Tenders
A training program offered by PHS that teaches individuals how to establish successful, self-sustaining community gardens.

PHS City Harvest
A program that provides support to local growers who offer organically grown produce in high-need neighborhoods.

PHS Green City Teachers
A training program that provides Philadelphia educators the tool and resources to start school gardens.

PHS Tree Tenders
A program that teaches the basics of tree planting, tree care and how to gather communities around the importance of trees.

PHS Subject Guides
The PHS McLean Library offers research assistance and gardening and greening resources.

Philadelphia Orchard Project
A nonprofit organization that works with community-based groups and volunteers to plan and plant orchards of useful and edible plants.

Grounded in Philly
A comprehensive map identifying lots that are available for transition to prospective green spaces.

Soil Generation
A coalition of brown and black gardeners, famers and community members working to ensure how land is used, address community health concerns, grow food and improve the environment.

Penn State Extension Master Gardener Program
Extensive training in many phases of gardening.

American Community Gardening Association
A national nonprofit working toward increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening. There resource guide provides discounts, a public forum and other publications and tools.

Vacant Land 215
A comprehensive self-guide for gardeners looking to maintain or create community spaces on  resource from out vacant land.

The Public Interest Law Center: Garden Justice Legal Initiative
Provides pro bono legal support, policy research and advocacy, and community education and organizing to community gardeners and market farmers.


Philadelphia Land Bank
Where to learn about acquiring a property or obtaining an urban garden agreement.

Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) Urban Agriculture Subcommittee
The Mayor’s advisory council to develop and implement laws and policies to support the conversion of Philadelphia’s vacant and underutilized lands into sustainable community assets that increase food security.

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation FarmPhilly Program
The City of Philadelphia’s urban agriculture program provides a range of assistance and supplies to gardeners.

Office of the Philadelphia Sheriff
Sells tax delinquent properties at public auction.