Category: Community
Aug 22

The Farm at Bartram's Garden cultivates community

Every year, this four-acre plot in Southwest Philadelphia produces 12,000 pounds of food, welcomes 10,000 school kids, employs 22 high school interns, hosts 45 families in a community garden, distributes 80,000 seedlings, supplies 50 farmstands and welcomes 1500 volunteers. And that's only the beginning.

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Aug 16

The new faces of economic development

Across the state, the task of helping communities thrive financially, socially, architecturally and culturally is passing to a new generation. And if the five women under 40 profiled here are representative of that next wave, Pennsylvania is in good hands.

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Jun 14

Downtown Tamaqua crafts a brighter future

This Schuylkill County community has seen its share of hard times. But rather than surrender, local organizations have banded together to revive downtown through entrepreneurship, historical preservation and the arts -- and female business owners are leading the way.

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