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January 31, 2019 - February 1, 2020 | , , ,

Building Your Home Apothecary — Application Deadline (2020)

Building Your Home Apothecary: an 8 month herbalism course with clinical herbalist Kelly McCarthy and gardener herbalist Mandy Katz This course will be taught through the lens of herbalism as a tool for social justice, empowerment, and liberation All applications are received & reviewed by Attic Apothecary; accepted applicants will be contacted with further information. Applications due Jan. 31!   March – October 2019 one Sunday a month, 9am – 2:30pm // one Wednesday a month, 6:30 – 8:30pm  …

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January 26, 2020 | , , , ,

Seed Cleaning (Volunteer Session, Winter 2020)

Bartram’s Garden horticulturalist Mandy Katz will provide guidance as we hand-process a wide assortment of seeds collected from the garden. Support Bartram’s Garden while enjoying a relaxing, communal atmosphere with many hands at work. Some of these seeds will be sold out of our nursery while others will be planted in the garden in the spring. Each type of seed is handled a little differently, making this an excellent learning opportunity for those interested in learning the ancient practice of…

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February 2, 2020 | , , ,

Make + Take: Herbal Toolkit for Seasonal Depression and Anxiety (2020)

We’ll take a look at plants that can alleviate acute and chronic anxiety and depression and discuss the most effective method of using them. Herbs that address underlying imbalances that lead to mental health challenges will also be covered. No prior knowledge of plants or herbal medicine required! YOU WILL GO HOME WITH: an on-the-go sampler kit that will help you to figure out what plants are most effective for you when stressful situations come up. Kelly McCarthy is a…

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Snow in the Meadow

February 5, 2020 | , ,

Little Explorers: Snowy Weather (2020)

Snow or shine, we’ll get together in the cozy Bartram Barn to hibernate with some good books and talk about our missing animal friends.   Designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Please note: Program is cancelled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. 1st Wednesday of the month, February through November. Morning session takes place…

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February 12, 2020 |

Homeschooler Days: Greenhouse & Garden Charette (2019)

Join us from January-June for an interconnected series of lessons in our children’s garden! Kids will have the opportunity to see our garden through, from planning to planting to harvest. What goes into designing a garden? We’ll explore the historic and modern greenhouses at Bartram’s Garden, and put our heads together to plan this year’s Children’s Garden. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join…

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A lush garden with lots of greenery, yellow and pink flowers

February 12, 2020 |

Homeschooler Days: Greenhouse & Garden Charette (2019)

Join us from January-June for an interconnected series of lessons in our children’s garden! Kids will have the opportunity to see our garden through, from planning to planting to harvest. What goes into designing a garden? We’ll explore the historic and modern greenhouses at Bartram’s Garden, and put our heads together to plan this year’s Children’s Garden. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join…

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A photo of dry meadow plants at Bartram's Garden with the text "HEATWAVE" above it.

February 15, 2020 | , , ,

Heat Wave

Your body is with you, every moment of every day of your life – receiving information, responding to stimuli, riding a wave of emotions. If we practice listening to our bodies, what will we be able to hear? Voices from the past? The land under our feet? Each other? This February, in the dead of winter, we invite you to venture outside as we take you on a journey through your insides. Heat Wave takes place both outside and inside,…

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A photo of dry meadow plants at Bartram's Garden with the text "HEATWAVE" above it.

February 16, 2020 | , , ,

Heat Wave

Your body is with you, every moment of every day of your life – receiving information, responding to stimuli, riding a wave of emotions. If we practice listening to our bodies, what will we be able to hear? Voices from the past? The land under our feet? Each other? This February, in the dead of winter, we invite you to venture outside as we take you on a journey through your insides. Heat Wave takes place both outside and inside,…

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March 4, 2020 | , ,

Little Explorers: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring! (2020)

Wriggling worms and mud puddles make for fun springtime art and science explorations.   Designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Please note: Program is cancelled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. 1st Wednesday of the month, February through November. Morning session takes place 10 am to 11:30 am. Bring a picnic lunch and join…

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