Starting a garden and growing your own vegetables can be rewarding and there are now many neighborhood garden sites. Slow Food encourages you to start a garden and we have provided you a guide to assist you in the process.
Community gardens in your Philly neighborhood
All you need to do is enter your zip code.
Resources to help you learn more about gardening
The Horticultural Society offers classes so check out their calendar.
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Garden Forever This site was sent to us from a local school teacher. A great portal with lots of great articles, tips, and books on gardening. www.gardenforever.com
The Greenhouse Gardening Guide http://www.proflowers.com/blog/greenhouse-gardening-guide
Turning your garden into an organic garden
Radio Program & Website
You Bet Your Garden Mike McGrath has a great radio program on WHYY every Saturday morning and you can also view his webpage for answers to questions and resource information.
Great seed catalogs, some with organic seeds
Organic Garden Supplies
Gardens Alive www.gardensalive.com
Fungi Perfecti www.fungi.com
Beekeeping Supplies & Resource Websites
COOP is a cooperative of chicken owners living in the greater Philadelphia region. We purchase feed together, we share chicken stories together. We need more Philadelphia chickens! Wanna join? www.chickenowners.com