Sustainability Schools: Home Grown Institute

A Partnership between PASA’s Good Food Neighborhood Program and The Home-Grown Institute (Philadelphia, PA).

Click here to register for any of the follow conference workshops:


Up Close & Personal

Get Inspired to Spring Your Good Intentions into Action!
Beginning in October 2012, The Home Grown Institute will offer an every-other-month Up Close & Personal series. The workshop will be held on Sundays, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in Erdenheim (near Chestnut Hill).
    •    Hands-On Experiential Learning – 25 home-based practices
    •    Community – Spend the (half) day with like-minded “neighbors”
    •    Acquire Skills* – Special focus each month
    •    Personal Attention – Create an action plan for your home
Also Available:
Personal/Private Consultation in your home. Email for more details.
*Special Topics by Month
(dates and topics subject to change)
Every month includes a survey of 25 practices (see list to the left), plus kombucha tasting, worm compost harvesting and backyard chicken egg collecting (assuming they are laying!)…
each month adds a special in-depth focus each month…
October 21 – Season Extension, Cold Frames, Cover Crops
December 2 – Intro to Aquaponics through Window Farming
Future topics:
Small Scale Solar 101
Seed Starting
Raising Chicks
Growing Mushrooms in the Shade
Honey Extraction
Pickling and Fermentation


2 thoughts on “Sustainability Schools: Home Grown Institute

  1. Sara Pilling says:

    Please send registration materials.
    We are launching a new community vegetable garden in Radnor Twp [Delaware County]. Our first informational meeting is Saturday 2/18 – I’d like to announce your event. thank you.

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