SWQV Community Garden Projects

Southwark/Queen Village
Community Garden
311-315 Christian Street
Philadelphia PA 19147

SWQV Gardeners support several important special projects, some of which are listed below.

projects News. Hot off the presses -- read all about SWQV garden events and happenings, festive BBQ's, community involvement, summer programs, garden fund-raising, announcements. All the news that's fit to print.

projects Garden Infrastructure Blog. Read about garden construction projects planned or in progress as well as digressions both miscellaneous and philosophical. Be sure to also check out Thom's PHOTOS of recent projects.

City Harvest City Harvest Blog. Read about SWQV Garden's participation in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's City Harvest Program. which helps fight hunger in Philadelphia. In the 2010 growing season our garden donated over 1,270 lbs of fresh produce to Riverview, a public housing high rise for seniors located across the street from the garden.

bees Bee Blog SWQV has an extensive and well-connected beekeeping program -- five beekeepers and three hives with plans for two additional hives soon. Honey sales helps support the garden and during the growning season the bees constantly pollinate the garden as well. Be sure to also check out these stunning BEE PHOTOGRAPHS by Sharron Cohen, a friend of SWQV Garden and great devotee of our honey.

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