Community Development

EVENT: Third Annual South Philadelphia Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-op is organizing its Third Annual South Philadelphia Garden Tour, which will welcome individuals into the hidden world of backyard and rooftop gardens. 

The tour is self-guided and includes access to any of the participating gardens spread throughout South Philadelphia. Maps of garden locations will be available at South Philadelphia High School.

Sponsors of the tour include Dolphin Tavern, Boot + Saddle, The Campaign Group, Green Mountain Energy, Grid Magazine, Passyunk Post, Saul Ewing, Sb1 Federal Credit Union, and Urban Jungle.

There will be an after-party at South Philly Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin Street, where your wristband gets you happy hour specials and free food. Tickets are available here

When: Saturday, September 7 from 1:00-5:00pm (rain date: Sunday, September 8)

Where: Throughout South Philadelphia 

Cost: $20 for advance tickets/ $25 on day of event

And to get an idea of the amazing gardens maintained by regular Philadelphia residents, here are some pictures from last year’s tour.

Posted by Alex Vuocolo on August 20, 2013

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