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20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

Introduction by Clemens Pietzner, founder of Triskeles Foundation (later Trellis for Tomorrow) “As the founder of Triskeles Foundation, I was inspired to help build an organization that was about bridge building between ages, mindsets, backgrounds, and a broad range...

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Dignified Exchange at Trellis for Tomorrow

Dignified Exchange at Trellis for Tomorrow

"Mutual aid means that every participant is both giver and recipient in acts of care that bind them together.” - Rebecca Solnit Now that the bustling days of spring and summer plantings have come to a close, the calmer days have given us an opportunity at Trellis for...

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Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

This is an exciting time of year for many gardeners; spring is in the air, the ephemeral plants like daffodils, snowdrops, crocuses are all starting to bloom. Trellis is ready to jump into another exciting season of growing with you, but first there are a couple steps...

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Three Cheers to Ray!

Three Cheers to Ray!

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to appropriately appreciate and honor our dear friend, leader, and supporter, Raymond Schneider. Since 2009, Ray served as the president of the Trellis for Tomorrow Board of Directors, effectively stewarding the...

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An Emerald in the Rough

An Emerald in the Rough

Amid the busy streets and close quarters of Northwest Philadelphia, a Trellis for Tomorrow partner and Food for All garden site is having a big impact. Tucked away from view and nestled between an Amtrak line and big brick buildings that once hummed with industry, the...

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Fall Recipes

Fall Recipes

Image: https://www.seasonedsprinkles.com/sweet-and-spicy-roasted-pumpkin-seeds/ As the cooler weather hits, we wanted to share some easy fall recipes that can be made with the help of the whole family! Spiced Pumpkin Seeds This delicious snack comes together quickly...

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November Tips & Tricks

November Tips & Tricks

By Hayden Remick First Frost Forecasting Make sure to keep your eyes on the forecasted frost for your specific location. This can range widely across the region, and even in smaller microclimates that may keep some locations warmer than others. If you see a forecast...

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It’s a Community

It’s a Community

By Layani B “What are your plans for the summer”? While other kids my age decided to spend their summers on their phones or watching TV, I decided to go out into the gardens and get my hands dirty! During my time at the Youth Seed Enterprise Program (YSE), I learned...

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My Journey with Trellis

My Journey with Trellis

By Tessa Henry I was first introduced to Trellis for Tomorrow as a high school student in 2003.  At that time I was shy and knew little of how food can impact communities and our lives.  Fast forward to 2021 and I serve as a diplomat representing the U.S. government...

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The Costs of our Food System

The Costs of our Food System

By: Ricardo M I have learned so many things about food systems in the last two years as a Youth Seed Enterprise (YSE) participant with Trellis for Tomorrow, some of which shocked me. It made me rethink what I eat every day. Our food system is very harmful to the...

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TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

By Sydney K and Vanessa L Summer is the warmest season of the year in the northern hemisphere, lasting from June to August. Typically, summer is a time where people go to the beach and hang out by the pool, but it can be so much more than that. Trellis for Tomorrow is...

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Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

By Grace Hardy With the fall months comes cooler weather and some truly beautiful days that may be enjoyed spending some time in the garden. But for many of our Food for All partners, the Coronavirus pandemic has made it extremely difficult to have consistent and...

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October Tips & Tricks

October Tips & Tricks

By Hayden Remick The month of October is one of the most glorious times for a gardener. Our summer plants are still producing delicious food, while the fall crops are starting to come in. The weather is cooler and less humid, making it absolutely perfect to spend time...

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: So, Where Are We?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: So, Where Are We?

By Jennifer Anderson As the fast pace of summer programming winds down, September brings a time of reflection for the Trellis staff.  Before the memories fade, our team dedicates considerable time looking back and identifying what went well, what did not work, and...

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