Gardening Guide

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.

School Garden Guide

From design, implementation and curriculum to fundraising, volunteers and school policy, this comprehensive “how-to” guide provided by Slow Food USA offers a clear roadmap for developing a successful school garden program in any community.
School Garden Guide

Community gardens in your Philly neighborhood

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.

The Greenhouse Gardening Guide

The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening and Landscaping

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

Growjoy organic seedlings, plants, shrubs, wholesale available
The Garlic Store
Peace Valley Farm Supply organic seeds and supplies
Dixondale Farms family owned, conventional farmed onion and shallot sets
Wood Prairie Family Farm seed potatoes, cover crop seeds, and organic vegetable seeds
Seeds of Change
The Cooks Garden
The Seed Savers Exchange (Rare & Heirloom Seed Exchange)

Organic Garden Supplies

Gardens Alive

Mushroom Kits

Fungi Perfecti

Beekeeping Supplies & Resource Websites

Philadelphia Beekeepers Association
Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association
NJ Beekeepers Associaiton
Beekeeping Supply Catalog / Dadant & sons, Inc

Raising Chickens

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?

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