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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 […]

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, […]

United By Blue

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: United By Blue is a unique outdoor apparel store/coffee shop located in Old City Philadelphia that is driven by the idea of associating the sale of each product with a concrete environmental action. For every product sold, UBB removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted cleanups. Programs/Service […]

350.org

Posted January 28, 2016

350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. 350.org works in almost every country in the world on campaigns like fighting coal power plants in India, stopping the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S, and divesting […]

Greenstreet Coffee Roasters

Posted January 28, 2016

Greenstreet Coffee Roasters is a local business which roasts specialty organic and fair trade coffees. Volunteer opportunities are available for students interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship. Website: http://greenstreetcoffee.com/ Email: greenstreetroasters@gmail.com Address: 1101 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Click here for map) *This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement […]

Bartram’s Gardens

Posted April 7, 2014

Mission: Situated on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Bartram’s Garden is best known as the home, farm, and garden of John Bartram (1699-1777), America’s first naturalist botanist and plant explorer. The non-profit John Bartram Association, in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia, seeks to preserve the historical legacy of the site while […]

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 […]

Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

Posted April 2, 2014

Mission: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. PAWS is the city’s largest no-kill shelter and operates a high-volume, low-cost clinic serving pet owners and rescue organizations that lack access to affordable basic veterinary care. Programs/Services Offered: PAWS provides extensive low-cost vet care, […]

Animal Control and Care Philadelphia

Posted April 2, 2014

Mission: The Animal Control and Care Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is contracted by the City to “provide shelter, care and life saving efforts for homeless, abandoned, and abused animals and protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Philadelphia, providing a benefit to all of the citizens of the City regardless of […]

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 […]

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