Mantua: Community Garden Aims to Address Food Insecurity

Mantua: Community Garden Aims to Address Food Insecurity

DUG volunteers organize materials and package excess produce at a garden day on October 23. (Alesia Bani/PN) By  Alesia Bani, Philadelphia Neighborhoods The community garden at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships has been working to engage people in the...

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Trellis For Tomorrow making an impact on families

Trellis For Tomorrow making an impact on families

by Richard Graw, Chester County Press For as many pounds of fresh produce that Trellis For Tomorrow grows and donates on a yearly basis throughout Chester County – in 2019, the number totaled more than 30,000 -- there seems to be an equal amount of pathways that have...

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Kids learn life lessons beyond stewardship of the land.

Kids learn life lessons beyond stewardship of the land.

by Kristin Werner, County Lines Magazine   A battered window air-conditioner labors noisily to pump cool air into Bob Steininger’s office, a small room in a brick building that was once a Catholic elementary school in Phoenixville. It’s been a hot, sticky summer...

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Going Outside to Look Inward

Going Outside to Look Inward

Nonprofit organizations Natural Lands and Trellis for Tomorrow are partnering together on a program that introduces Chester County youth who have faced social and economic disadvantages to real-world career opportunities in caring for nature. The program—called Youth...

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