NEWS & EVENTS

 

Friday, June 19: Voting Deadline to support Caputo Brothers Creamery’s Bid for a Mission Main Street Grant!

Caputo Brothers Creamery needs to receive 250 votes by June 19th to be eligible for a Mission Main Street grant–a program sponsored by Chase Bank to award 20 small business with grants of $100,000 to help grow their operations. It takes less than a minute to vote, and your help will mean the world to this small Main Street business. Click here to vote.

 

Saturday, June 20 | 12 – 2 pm | Greensgrow Farms (2501 E. Cumberland St)

Garden Water Feature Demo

Water features are a great way to add a focal pointand a little sound to your garden. Plus, they’re easy to make and maintain, and they’re perfect for small spaces! Join Greensgrow’s Farm Manager David for a demo on creating water features from scratch. Registration is required. Each participant will get a $20 Greensgrow Gift Card and a set of instructions for creating a water feature at home. Click here to register.

 

Sunday, June 21 | 1 – 4 pm | 5018 Cedar Ave.

Small-Scale Intensive Vegetable Production with Adrian Galbraith-Paul

Learn how to create and sustain a small-scale vegetable garden with Adrian of Heritage Farm. This Workshop Series is co-sponsored by Hazon Philadelphia and Kol Tzedek. Click here to register.

 

Saturday, June 27 | 12 – 2 pm | Greensgrow Community Kitchen (at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church)

Medicinal Herb Tinctures with HerbanMomma

Ever wanted to make your own herbal extracts? It is easier than you think and now is the perfect time of year! In this hands-on class, HerbanMomma (Kristin O’Malley) will teach you how to make high quality herbal tinctures using some of the abundant herbs you can find all around you this summer. Registration is required. Participants will take home two different homemade tinctures and an instructional handout.Click here to register.

 

Philly Bread needs your help!

Pete Merzbacher, owner of Philly Bread (and creator of the delicious Philly Muffin, a sourdough creation reminiscent of the English Muffin), is looking to turn his bakery from a purely wholesale operation to a retail space. If you are a fan of Pete’s breads, and would like to help make his retail dream a reality, consider contributing some dough to his Kiva Zip loan. Click here for more information.