On the July 3rd Planet Philadelphia in her report Linda Rosenwein mentioned some interesting things that are happening in the community. So that you can follow up on them and learn more here is some information:
Germantown Supply Hub Mutual Aid
This is intentional community building, not just freebies. Free food will be available as long as the community keeps giving back so that supplies are replenished.
Address: "The People's Lot" near Uncle Bobbie's Cafe, Church Lane
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Harvest 2020 program
If you sign up, you will get information about how to start a home garden and/or make yours
more productive. There will also be information about how to share your food from your
garden if you have more than you need. People who can't deliver their food directly can use Food Connect, an app connecting those with excess food with those who need it.
Free Waste Recycling for clothing and electronics
Free pick up at your doorstep through SmartCityPHL (pilot project with Retrievr) for Philadelphia. There's a small fee for large electronics (like computers).
text PICKUP to 757-70-FETCH (757-703-3824)
call 757-70-FETCH (757-703-3824)
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