April 2024

Spring Skillshare

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Philly growers, come down and gather energy for the upcoming season with Sankofa Community Farm, PASA Sustainable Agriculture, and other local growers. We're excited to work, eat, and learn together to build a stronger, more connected Philly farming and gardening community. Schedule 9:30am: Arrival 10am - 12pm: Welcome and work together on the land 12-1pm:...


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Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings, harvesting, weeding, invasive species removal, and orchard support. Volunteers will meet at the Sankofa Community Farm at 9:30 AM and be separated into groups and provided with instructions and safety protocols for the day. Out of respect and safety for our staff and others, please...


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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and support greenhouse maintenance. Registered volunteers will meet at the Welcome Center promptly at 9:30 AM. Staff will separate groups and provide instructions and safety protocols for the day. Out of respect and safety for our staff and others, please arrive on time. PLEASE NOTE: Capacity...


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SWWAG Workshop: Soil with Supreme Compost

Learn the six-step process that demonstrates the beginning stages of how to make compost, reveals the present condition of the city's depleted soil, and turns recycled food waste into dark, rich soil that will grow nutritious fruits and vegetables. Led by Nefertari Muhammad (beginner-level workshop)


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May 2024

Little Explorers: Nests & Eggs!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Find out where birds come from and where they live. Build your own nest to take home!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One...


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Event Series Wednesday Free Fishing

Wednesday Free Fishing

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays are for fishing! All ages are welcome, no experience is necessary. Free rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction for catch-and-release fishing on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Catch and release only. No fishing license or pre-registration is required. Program may be canceled in the event of inclement weather or unsafe river conditions...


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Homeschooler Days – Unnatural History: Myth, Hoaxes, and Honest Mistakes

ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: Every second Wednesday, April through June and September through November, 10 - 11:30am. For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. For more information, email  


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Event Series Wednesday Free Fishing

Wednesday Free Fishing

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays are for fishing! All ages are welcome, no experience is necessary. Free rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction for catch-and-release fishing on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Catch and release only. No fishing license or pre-registration is required. Program may be canceled in the event of inclement weather or unsafe river conditions...


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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants or grow food, trees, and more.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.