April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

Happy Earth Day 2022!

You’re Invited to a Garden Getdown with Team Trellis on 5/21!

We’re hosting a Garden Getdown on May 21st in conjunction with the Phoenixville Dogwood Festival. Party with us at 11am in the Don Coppedge Village Garden, then follow the Trellis truck down the parade route, and join us for the Dogwood Festival.

FREE for all to attend! Let us know if you’ll be coming by registering: https://bit.ly/3xXcwbh

Have you met Luke?

Luke Carneal is excited to be joining the Trellis for Tomorrow team as the Agricultural Program Manager. He will be working closely with all our Food For All partner sites, as well as the SEED Gardens, to ensure that the growing season is a success for all stakeholders involved. Luke brings over ten years of organic agriculture experience to Trellis, in both commercial and nonprofit spaces. He is excited to bring his passion for ecological farming and social justice to our amazing partner gardens. When Luke is not working at Trellis, he enjoys toying around with backyard hydroponics. He just can’t get enough of growing food!

March 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

Introducing Trellis YouthCREWs!

Trellis is starting the new garden season with brand new program names! The same inspiring and impactful work is being done, but under new names that better represent the intent and focus of these innovative and impactful programs.

In even more exciting news, the CREWs are now accepting applications!

We’re Hiring

Trellis is looking for talented and passionate friends to join our team as a Director of Individual Giving (FT), a Youth Development Manager (FT), and Youth Program Assistants (seasonal).

If you, or someone you know is interested, please apply!

Have you missed our garden tips? Great news- we’re back for the new gardening season! Check out Trellis tips for preparing your garden!

Roots & Shoots: the Trellis for Tomorrow Blog


February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter

Trellis is exhibiting in the 2022 Philly Home + Garden Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday right down the road in Oaks! The garden hall is gorgeous and there are fun activities and contests for all ages. We’d love to see you!

The Gardens are Calling!

Trellis is currently recruiting for our 2022 Summer Youth Programs!

Seeding is happening already! Thousands of future onions were already planted on our special greenhouse heating table. We will be sowing peppers and tomatoes for greenhouse growing next, and then the brassica family: cabbages, collards, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli!

Programming plans for Food for All and Youth Programs are well under way! FFA partners are already in conversation with Team Trellis about plans for 2022; Youth leaders are having their monthly meeting virtually again next week; and Spring programming begins in just a few weeks!

We’re excited to be able to share the 2022 journey with you. Be sure to follow us on social media also
(Facebook | YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn).

Join Team Trellis!

Trellis’s small but mighty team is looking for passionate, bright, hard working individuals who are excited about changing the world. If that is you or someone you know, visit our website to learn about full and part time positions such as Director of Individual Giving, Program Assistant, and Youth Development Manager. Link below!


Visit our blog for tips, inspirational stories and more! 

Roots & Shoots: the Trellis for Tomorrow Blog

Trellis’s own David Ryle was a guest on the Philly Maker Faire Podcast on May 5, 2022

Trellis’s own David Ryle was a guest on the Philly Maker Faire Podcast on May 5, 2022

This week we’re chatting with David Ryle from Trellis for Tomorrow. They deliver programs in organic gardening, environmental education, and food security that provide practical life skills for youth and adults.

Trellis for Tomorrow Online
David Ryle, Senior Program Director 
Website: https://trellis4tomorrow.org/en/team/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trellisfortomorrow/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrellisForTomorrow

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