Various tree planting events
Tree Planting with the Philadelphia Orchard Project
You can RSVP for any of the events by visiting their website at: http://www.phillyorchards.org/volunteer/schedule
SHARE ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, October 9 @ 10am
2901 Hunting Park Ave, North Philadelphia
Help plant new fruit trees, berry bushes, and perennials at the expanding SHARE Orchard! POP is assisting SHARE in developing a multi-faceted demonstration farm to complement its emergency food programs. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
RAINDATE: Sunday, 10/10 @ 10am
PRESTON’S PARADISE ORCHARD PLANTING
Monday, October 11 @ 10am
839 N. Preston St, West Philadelphia
Lend a hand with new orchard plantings at Preston’s Paradise, an innovative urban homestead and non-profit that works to expand food access in the Belmont neighborhood. What a way to spend your Columbus Day! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
RAINDATE: Tuesday, 10/12 @ 10am
UNITED COMMUNITIES ORCHARD PLANTING
Tuesday, October 12 @4pm
S. 8th St between Emily & Mercy, South Philadelphia
Help the youth of United Communities in transforming this formerly vacant lot into an orchard and community space. VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FILLED.
EVELYN SANDERS ORCHARD PLANTING
Saturday, October 16 @ 1pm
3016 Percy St, North Philadelphia
Help out with weeding and new plantings at this orchard at Evelyn Sanders, a community for young mothers developed by the Women’s Community Revitalization Project. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
RAINDATE: Sunday, 10/24 @ 1pm.
APPLE FESTIVAL & PLANTING AT WOODFORD ORCHARD
Sunday, October 17 @ 1pm
NW of 33rd & Dauphin, East Fairmount Park
Join us for this fun community celebration of the fall harvest with ciderpressing, apple dessert contest, bean bag toss, and tours of historic Woodford! We’ll also be planting a kitchen garden, wildflower border, and adding some new trees to the orchard. Event in collaboration with the East Park Revitalization Alliance, Woodford, and Parks & Rec. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
RAINDATE: Saturday, 10/23 @ 1pm
*DESIGNATES smaller events needing only a few volunteers.
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