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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Greener Partners Earns GSK Impact Award for Making a Dynamic Impact on ...

On November 15, Greener Partners was one of 10 Greater Philadelphia-area non-profits to receive a GSK IMPACT Award in a ceremony at GSK’s Navy Yard site. All 10 nonprofits were awarded $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to building a healthier Philadelphia region.... [read more]

Greener Partners Gala: A Magical Evening Celebrating our 10th Annivers ...

Because of you, Greener Partners Gala was a wonderful success! Nearly 350 guests turned out to celebrate our 10th anniversary, raising over $90,000 to fuel Greener Partners’ fresh food access and healthy eating education programs. With these funds, we can reach even more Philadelphia area... [read more]

Purchase Our New Cookbook

Full-color, spiral-bound cookbook features simple and delicious seed to plate recipes developed and perfected by Greener Partners staff over the past decade. Highlighted by beautiful photographs and gardening tips, Cooking with Greener Partners provides step-by-step instructions for preparing healthy, fresh, seasonal meals and snacks that... [read more]

Try Our Summer Smoothie Favorites

School might be out of session, but our farm educators have been staying busy bringing the Farm Explorer Truck to camps across Philadelphia, such as the Chester Upland School for the Arts. And because it’s summertime in Philadelphia, you can imagine that oftentimes these outdoor... [read more]