November 2022

Open Bike Hub

Bike Container

Come by for free walk-up bike rentals, simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments), and diagnostics. Bike safety brochures are also available! Please register in advance.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  


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Homeschooler Day: Winter Weathering

Bartram's Garden Barn

As temperatures cool and the soil dries, the creatures that don't migrate are preparing for winter! This month will focus on the lives of winter flora & fauna, under the soil.   ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. All lessons are outdoors. Space is limited. In case of inclement weather,...


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We Come from Mermaids I: African Diaspora and Water (Classroom)

Coach House
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Led by Chandrika Francis of Oshun Swim School. Bartram’s Garden is partnering with Oshun Swim School this fall to offer a series of swimming and water-related workshops for Southwest Philadelphia residents. This classroom-based workshop is an invitation to immerse yourself in the rich history of the African Diaspora and water!  Learn more about the ways...


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Sankofa Farm Stand at Bartram’s Village

Bartram's Village
54th & Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia

Come purchase fresh, chemical-free inspirited local produce straight from Sankofa Community Farm every Thursday at the Bartram's Village apartments (54th & Lindbergh Blvd entrance), now through mid-November! EBT, cash, WIC Farmer's Market vouchers, and Senior vouchers are all accepted methods of payment (standard retail WIC vouchers not accepted).   You can also catch the Sankofa...


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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Health reminders: We are in accordance with Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia's current COVID-19 response levels. Please follow the link to stay up-to-date on our city's protocols. If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not volunteer. Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and support greenhouse maintenance. Registered volunteers will meet...


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Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

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

Health reminders: We are in accordance with Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia's current COVID-19 response levels. Please follow the link to stay up-to-date on our city's protocols. If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not volunteer. Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings, harvesting, weeding, invasive species removal,...


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Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free...


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SWWAG Workshop: Supreme Compost 101

Sankofa Community Farm

A 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 a dark rich soil that will grow nutrition and healthy fruits and vegetables which will enable one to regain optimal health.


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Open Bike Hub

Bike Container

Come by for free walk-up bike rentals, simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments), and diagnostics. Bike safety brochures are also available! Please register in advance.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  


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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 and grow your own food.

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.