25 April 2012

Upcoming Events 4/25-4/30

Thursday, April 26: 
General body meeting in 302 Tuttleman at 8pm

Slow Foods event from 5:30-6:30pm in Gladfelter 213: Slow food is growing sustainability and health movement that protests fast-food chains and widespread unhealthy eating habits of overly processed foods.  There will be free raffles, snacks, and cookies from local businesses including the new organic truck on campus, Cookie Confidential! Alexa Zerkou, who helped to advertise our Feast, is running it and we'd love to return the support.  Email slowfoodtemple@gmail.com for more information or to RSVP!

Friday, April 27:EarthFest at Temple Ambler 9:30am-3pm: This is a huge event with more than 90 exhibitors, including the Academy of Natural Sciences, the EPA, and the National Park Service, among others.  There will be demonstrations, events, and hands-on activities.  One of our members will be volunteering.  If you're interested in volunteering also, email Rachel Berger at rmberger@temple.edu.  Even if you don't want to volunteer, this is an event worth attending!

Saturday, April 28:
Volunteer event at Cardinal Bevilacqua Community Center in Kensington from10am-2pm: We did this last spring and in the fall, and it's always a great time!  We'll be running a station to help kids (and their parents!) plant seedlings in pots.  This is a Family Fun Day.  There will also be food, crafts, and a visit from the K9 police dog team.  We'll travel together, by bike and by bus.  Email us if you're planning on coming.  Details on where and when to meet to come.

Potluck at Passyunk Gardens 1-4pm: Passyunk Gardens (at Wharton and Passyunk St.) will be celebrating its 2012 opening in collaboration with 
the South Philly Food Co-op, which is celebrating its 2nd Anniversary.  There will be live music, planting demonstration, and raffles.  Everyone is welcome to attend and bring food.  Emial sarahdanton@gmail.com if you want more info or to RSVP.

Open garden hours:

Tuesday, April 24: 5:00-6:00pm
Wednesday, April 25: 1:45-3:00pm
Thursday, April 26: 4:00-5:00pm
Friday, April 27: 4:00-6:00pm
Saturday, April 28: 5:00-6:00pm
Sunday, April 29: 1:00-2:00pm
Monday, April 30: 1:30-2:30pm

*There will be no office hour on Monday, April 30!
*If you're in need of seedlings, SHARE foods, where some members volunteered last Saturday is selling their extra spring seedlings at a discount! Contact Bill at bshick@sharefoodprogram.org for info on prices and plants available!

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Locations

Main Garden:
Diamond & Carlisle St.

Sonia Sanchez Garden:
Diamond & Carlisle St.
(across the street)