Gardens of West Philadelphia – May 4, 2018

Walking West Philly's Community Gardens Story by Walk leader Jeff Barg | Photos by Ashley Hahn Although Philadelphia has roughly 400 community gardens, most of them are too spread out to cover any critical mass on foot. But West Philly, with its longstanding history of greening (it started as an agricultural haven outside the city), has a unique … Continue reading Gardens of West Philadelphia – May 4, 2018

Discovering Strawberry Mansion – May 6, 2018

Walking Strawberry Mansion's East Fairmount Park edge Story and photos below by walk leader Judith Robinson We started Discover Strawberry Mansion walk from in front of Mander Recreation Center. The story of Joseph E.Mander, the hero the recreation center is named for, is a powerful one. The focus and dedication of Hanna Silver and the Strawberry … Continue reading Discovering Strawberry Mansion – May 6, 2018