News

We Celebrated Earth Day at the Walk Against Hunger

On Saturday April 21, we took our Farm Explorer Truck and our blender bike to Lincoln Financial Field, where, we provided smoothies, recipes and farming information to hundreds of participants in the Walk Against Hunger. We were pleased to be able to play a roll... [read more]

Grant Brings Science to Life for Boys’ Latin Students

Through a grant from the W. Percy Simpson Trust, Greener Partners has joined forces with Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School to expand and maintain an on-campus education garden that serves as an outdoor classroom for hands-on STEM learning and leadership development. Throughout this school... [read more]

Remarkable Farms Gala Recap

Because of you, the fourth annual Remarkable Farms Gala was a huge success, raising over $101,000 to fuel Greener Partners’ fresh food access and healthy eating education programs. With these funds, we can reach even more Philadelphia area schools and youth in need. Thank you... [read more]

Greener Partners is moving!

With the new year we often make big changes in our lives. For Greener Partners, this year we are making an important strategic move, focusing the energy of our incredible staff on our food education and distribution programs. We are also moving our Montgomery County... [read more]

The Farm Explorer Fourth Grade Adventure

Free for qualifying schools! Thanks to a grant from the Target corporation, we are offering the Farm Explorer full-season series free of charge to 30 schools who qualify. Fourth graders will get one Farm Explorer truck visit and two classroom visits, with science and healthy eating education wrapped up... [read more]

Target Supports the Farm Explorer with Major Grant

Greener Partners is honored to be selected by Target for a youth wellness grant that will bring a full year of Farm Explorer healthy eating programs to thousands of kids in Philadelphia. Our innovative Farm Explorer education programs brings the farm to urban schools in the form of a truck filled with... [read more]

The Farm Explorer Changes Lives

https://vimeo.com/191996151 Greener Partners’ Farm Explorer brings healthy eating and science to life in a way that no other nutrition program does: with hands-on exploration of living vegetables and fruits from seed to plate. These joyful, immersive, empowering experiences help to change eating habits for life.... [read more]

Our Impact in 2016

In 2016, we have been busy! New this year: We opened the Deaver Wellness Farm at Lankenau Medical Center, the first education and production farm on a hospital campus in the region. The farmers at Deaver distributed over 4,000 pounds to patients at Lankenau and taught healthy eating... [read more]

Farm Explorer Full-Season Programs on Discount!

https://vimeo.com/191996151 We are happy to offer a 10% discount on the Farm Explorer Full Season Package from now until the end of 2016 — that’s just $765 for six Farm Explorer sessions! We bring the farm experience to your school with hands-on science, agriculture, nutrition and healthy... [read more]