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September 27, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 1, 2021 | , ,

Twilight in the Garden

We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sankofa Community Farm!   Join us for a festive outdoor celebration at Bartram’s Garden featuring cocktails in the garden, sunset tours, a lively auction, and farm-inspired treats. Founded in 2011, the Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden is a community-driven, African Diaspora-focused farm on the banks of the Tidal Schuylkill River. We’re celebrating the incredible accomplishments of the last 10 years at the Sankofa Community Farm and toasting to another meaningful and joyous…

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October 2, 2021 | , , ,

Know Your Self, Heal Thy Self: The Journey (SWWAG Workshop)

Our bodies have a unique way of communicating with us. It starts with one pain, which comes from a deeper underlying issue that has to be identified, warning us before our health challenge develops, telling us when something is wrong internally. Western medicine covers up the illness. Herbs heal. Through this powerful, eye-opening workshop you will learn the secret knowledge of healing remedies using flowers, roots, leaves, powders, barks, and essential oils to heal yourself — then you can be…

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October 9, 2021 | , , ,

Fruit Growing for your Home Garden (SWWAG Workshop)

Learn about the different types of perennial fruit crops that can be grown in your home garden. In this workshop you will learn about requirements for soil, sunlight, and space, and consider what types of perennial plants would work well in your space and in this climate. Led by Phil Forsyth and Alkebu-Lan Marcus Level: BEGINNER Registration is required (FREE)

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October 11, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 16, 2021 | , , ,

Food Fermentation & Preservation (SWWAG Workshop)

Make kimchi or sauerkraut to ferment at home and learn about all the ways to preserve the harvest for the winter! Class will be held in the pavilion at the back of the parking lot accessible from 48th street. Masks and social distancing required. Led by Carly Jade Freedman Level: BEGINNER Registration is required (FREE)

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October 17, 2021 | , ,

Sankofa Fest

Come celebrate with Sankofa Community Farm for their 10 years of farmers markets, workshops, youth employment, and community connections. Join us as we lift up the African Diaspora experience at Sankofa Farm. FREE family-friendly fun includes: Music + dancing Boating Community workshops Kids’ activities Food trucks Homecoming celebration   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (subject to change): 12:00-3:00PM Cider pressing, pumpkin painting, face painting, cob oven demonstration, live music, public boating, and more! 12:30PM Cooking Demo 12:30PM Garlic Planting 12:30PM Orchard Tour…

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October 23, 2021 | , , ,

Compost Tea & Biochar (SWWAG Workshop)

Learn about the making and use of biochar and compost tea to improve garden and orchard soils. In this workshop we’ll be going over the history, usage, properties and how they improve the life of the soil. We’ll have live demonstrations of making biochar and brewing compost tea and talk about their application. Led by Alkebu-Lan Marcus and Corrie Spellman-Lopez Level: BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE Registration is required (FREE)

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October 25, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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