Vacant Land 215

An urban garden with raised beds.

Want to learn more about community gardening and farming on vacant land in Philadelphia? Our Garden Justice Legal Initiative invites you to come discuss legal land access and preservation for gardens, farms, and other community-managed open spaces. We will be dedicating this event to discussing resources available to growers during COVID-19. To view on online list of some of these resources and tips, visit Grounded in Philly.

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

Place: Online free Via Zoom

Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. There will be 45 minutes of brief presentations from participating organizations followed by 45 minutes for questions.

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This FREE program will be held on Zoom and is open to everyone, including current gardeners looking to maintain community spaces and also new gardeners looking to create space.

Representatives from the Neighborhood Gardens Trust, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Philadelphia Water Department will also be available during this event to discuss options and answer questions.  To make this program useful for you, bring property addresses and all your questions.

Download a flyer for this event.

For more information contact Jonathan McJunkin at