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Weavers Way Cooperative Association

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: Weavers Way Cooperative Association is a member-owned, cooperative grocery store with locations in West Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. The association’s mission is to operate a grocery-based consumer organization that is owned and governed by its members, and to build community, both within its membership and in the Northwest Philadelphia area. The initiative to […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek to engage […]

Greensgrow Farms

Posted April 4, 2014

Mission: Founded in 1998, Greensgrow Farms works to “revitalize livable communities through the practice of sustainable entrepreneurial urban agriculture.” Greensgrow Farms operates under non-profit parent organization Greensgrow Philadelphia Project, taking a multifaceted approach to integrating agriculture into an urban environment. Services/Programs Offered: Greensgrow runs a nursery, community supported agriculture program (CSA), farm stands and various […]

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Posted March 24, 2014

Mission: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1827. PHS provides events, activities, and publications for gardeners of all levels and interests, with the aim of improving quality of life and creating a  sense of community through horticulture. Programs/Services Offered: Though The Philadelphia International Flower Show is the  Society’s most […]