Category: News & Press Releases

August 26, 2020

Crop Spotlight: Black Eyed Peas

Writer Amiyah Stradford has been a youth farmer at Sankofa Community Farm since 2018. She runs the Farm’s blog, which you can read here. This week, we’re focusing on Black…

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August 14, 2020

The Week at a Glance for a Sankofa Intern

Writer Amiyah Stradford has been a youth farmer at Sankofa Community Farm since 2018. She runs the Farm’s blog, which you can read here. I’m sure you’ve always wondered what…

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close-up shot of a cluster of pink soapwort flowers
August 11, 2020

Corporate Sponsors

Invest in Philadelphia’s premier river garden by becoming a sponsor for seasonal programming Select sponsorship opportunities are available year-round to support our mission and public programming.  For more information, please…

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July 22, 2020

COVID-19 VS SANKOFA

Writer Amiyah Stradford has been a youth farmer at Sankofa Community Farm since 2018. She runs the Farm’s blog, which you can read here. Welcome back to the farm! It’s…

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June 5, 2020

A message of solidarity to our Black community

All of us at the Garden stand firmly with you in grief and anger against the racial injustice that the Black community has borne over generations. Black lives matter. Much…

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June 5, 2020

A Letter from Bartram’s Garden to the PA Department of Environmental Protection

This post was written by Carly Schmidt and originally published by our partners at River Network. In the days of the Clean Water Act, the Lower Schuylkill River was a…

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several yellow pitcher plants growing in a blue kiddie pool
May 22, 2020

Meet the Yellow Pitcher Plant

We’ve been getting our yellow pitcher plants (Sarracenia flava) all spruced up in the nursery lately, from the tiny baby seedlings on up to our large mature two quart containerized…

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bumblebee on a sunflower
April 22, 2020

Bartram’s Garden Spring Plant Sale: Online Edition!

As with so many things, our annual Spring Plant Sale is going to work a bit differently this year. We wish we could see your faces and talk with you…

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April 3, 2020

Resiliency Fund

Finding renewal in the land and river, in the community and their stories for centuries. Now more than ever we long for connection to one another and the land. We…

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Biking & Walking

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

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.