Category: News & Press Releases

Small children smiling & holding up their crafts
March 5, 2019

Bartram’s Garden is now an Art-Reach Partner

This season, we’re proud to say that Bartram’s Garden has become an official partner of Art-Reach. This incredible local organization works to remove barriers to art, science, and cultural institutions…

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December 11, 2018

Growing Out: Supporting Community Gardens

As we approach the end of another growing season, we wanted to highlight one of our new partnerships at the Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden. This year, we worked…

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Aniya holds a giant check for her winnings
December 4, 2018

Congratulations to Aniya for her Prize-Winning Pie!

Congratulations to Aniya, whose sweet potato pie won the first annual Pie Off at this year’s Handmade Holidays event!

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August 9, 2018

My backyard is Bartram’s Garden!

By Staci Vernick These words may be Bartram’s latest marketing slogan, popping up on lawn signs all over Philadelphia, but their meaning is anything but new. Growing the garden as…

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April 9, 2018

Our special issue of the SW Globe Times is here!

Extra extra! Read all about it! Our special issue of the SW Globe Times – a two-month collaboration with Bartram’s Garden and the SW CDC – has hit the streets…

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March 29, 2018

Spring Plant Sale List 2018

Join us on Saturday, April 21 at 10 AM for our annual Spring Plant Sale and Open House. The sale hours will be from 10 am to 4 pm. Bartram’s…

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January 17, 2018

Introducing the Two Williams

Did you know that William Hamilton of The Woodlands and William Bartram of Bartram’s Garden were contemporaries and friends? The two shared a love of plant collecting and botany, were…

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December 11, 2017

Bless this YES! The Yes Fund grows and supports our SW Community.

The Neighborhood Yes Fund celebrates the creative talents of our Southwest neighbors and friends and provides mini-grants in support of creative expression, connection to nature, community well-being and youth engagement….

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November 29, 2017

Vendor List for our Handmade Holidays & Green Sale

Join us this Saturday, December 2, 10am to 3pm Member reception on Friday, December 1, 4 to 7pm Deck the halls with our beautiful selection of decorated and undecorated wreaths,…

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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.