Posts Tagged ‘urban farming’

Urban Farmers Look To Land Bank For Help Holding On To Property

Urban Farmers Look To Land Bank For Help Holding On To Property

January 30, 2015  |  Urbanism

With the Land Bank finally open for business, urban gardeners and farmers hope for legal protection against the City's "Revoke Clause." Hidden City contributor and Kensington farmer Nic Esposito digs deep into the issue > more

Trove Of Philly-Centric Books For The Holidays

Trove Of Philly-Centric Books For The Holidays

December 16, 2014  |  History

If you're looking for holiday books with a Philly bent, Nathaniel Popkin has ten new ones--from art to essays to history, biography, and policy--to suit the readers on your list > more

Rittenhouse Pop-Up Garden Delights

Rittenhouse Pop-Up Garden Delights

August 2, 2012  |  Art & Design

Unpretentious, engaging, and fun, says landscape writer Nicole Juday, on the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's pop-up garden near Rittenhouse Square > more

“Strong in Bees & Honey”

June 13, 2012  |  Urbanism

In his latest "Walk the Walk" column, Joe Brin stumbles upon the folks at Urban Apiaries, Philadelphia's pioneering urban beekeepers. But beekeeping, as he discovers, isn't anything new in this city of bees > more

A (Grapefruit) Tree Grows In Kensington

A (Grapefruit) Tree Grows In Kensington

May 18, 2012  |  Art & Design

Ariel Diliberto visits the garden and greenhouse of Manny Rivera, fervent nexus of evolving vacant land policy, immigrant culture, and urban farming, to ask what will become of such personal--and monumental--efforts when city laws change? > more