Capital Campaign Kicks Off For South Philly High’s Rooftop Farm

 

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  • Yesterday morning, South Philadelphia High School, with help from the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association, launched a crowd funding campaign to raise $26,000 for its “greening master plan,” highlighted by a vegetable farm on its 2-acre roof. “The rooftop plan will involve food production zones, perennial beds, extensive vegetation zones, gathering spaces, outdoor classrooms, and solar panel arrays.” A coordinator for the space will also be hired with the funds. For more information—and the opportunity to contribute—click HERE.
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