Month: April 2020

Posted on April 14, 2020

Want to grow your own food but need a little help getting started?

COVID-19 has affected all of our lives, especially when it comes to what and how to eat. There has been a national resurgence in home gardening, as it is both practical and therapeutic, and gives us the chance to provide for ourselves and our families.  Greener... [read more]

Posted on April 14, 2020

Seed Science with Farmer-Educator Jenny

https://www.facebook.com/greenerpartners/videos/1436673489845598/ Seed Science! Join us in a simple seed science activity. We’re dissecting a seed to look ? at it’s parts! Once you soak your lime bean seeds in water overnight, you can open them up to see the seed coat, cotyledon (seed food!), and embryo (plant... [read more]

Posted on April 14, 2020

The Benefits of Chickweed

https://www.facebook.com/greenerpartners/videos/1016899628711178/ Farmer Jon talks about the many benefits of the common weed, chickweed, and how to make a healthy spring chickweed tea or tonic!Follow @GreenerPartners on Instagram and Facebook for more farming lessons! [read more]

Posted on April 14, 2020

Spring Gardening in Containers

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-pAatFjPFN/ Helen, Greener Partners' Education and Partnerships Director, takes us through the steps of setting up a container garden for the spring! Follow @GreenerPartners for more helpful home gardening tips! [read more]

Posted on April 13, 2020

Greener Partners’ Response to COVID-19

Over the past month, Greener Partners has responded to the public health crisis and economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19 by focusing our time and resources on getting food to families and seniors in the neighborhoods we work with in West Philadelphia, Chester, and Norristown. We... [read more]