Fig Festival by the Philadelphia Orchard Project

Join POP & LoMo at South Philadelphia High School to celebrate the beloved FIG! Learn about the origins, history and care of the delicious fruiting shrub. Cultivator Janette DiMeo will demonstrate hands-on fig propagation. All attendees will leave with their very own cutting to grow at home. This is a child friendly event. Where: South … More Fig Festival by the Philadelphia Orchard Project

Learn About Philly’s “Green City, Clean Waters” Program March 16th

      Where: Fumo Family Library When: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30pm Green City, Clean Waters is Philadelphia’s plan to reduce stormwater pollution currently entering our Combined Sewer System through the use of green infrastructure. Maggie Dunn of the Philadelphia Water Department will share information about how green stormwater infrastructure can revitalize neighborhoods. She’ll also … More Learn About Philly’s “Green City, Clean Waters” Program March 16th

LoMo’s Environment Committee has first meeting about Storm Drain Art Project

The LoMo Environment Committee would like to announce our new initiative, the Storm Drain Art Project! Many people don’t realize that most storm drains connect to local streams that then flow into larger rivers like the Delaware. Our goal is to educate residents about this connection and encourage behavior change, resulting in less trash and … More LoMo’s Environment Committee has first meeting about Storm Drain Art Project

LoMo’s Award-Winning Gas Station Garden

LoMo’s Gas Station Community Garden, located at the corner of Snyder Avenue and 11th Street, received the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Garden of Distinction Award in the 2015 PHS Gardening and Greening Contest.  Thanks go to Patti Tahan and Jean Merritt, both of whom have been essential to selecting the plants and weeding out the invasive vines.  They … More LoMo’s Award-Winning Gas Station Garden

Love Your Park Fall Service Day: Saturday, November 14

What: Love Your Park Fall Service Day Where: Mifflin Square Park (6th and Ritner) When: Saturday, November 14th, 9:00 – 11:30 AM Friends of Mifflin Square Park are excited to have LoMo involved in this year’s Love Your Park Fall Service Day. No need to sign up individually online, just show up at the registration … More Love Your Park Fall Service Day: Saturday, November 14

Register Now for the Rain Check Workshop Next Monday

Just a quick reminder that the Rain Check workshop at the Fumo Library is Monday, November 2nd, 6:30pm, at the Fumo Family Library (2437 S. Broad Street). Rain Check is a Philadelphia Water Department program that helps residents manage stormwater at their homes. In addition to a free rain barrel, participants can get a downspout planter, rain … More Register Now for the Rain Check Workshop Next Monday