Friday Five – Forest Buildings, Building Blocks, Hidden Streams, Pollution Tips, Bike Coalition

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Welcome to the newest edition of the Friday Five! Here’s what we’ve been reading and thinking about this week: Forest Stewardship and Education Centre is a Lesson in Green Building Image: Cindy Blazevic Despite having to navigate through nine pages of slides (I mean, c’mon, that’s not a way to get someone to read your content…), there is some really valuable and interesting information in here. The Forest Stewardship and Education Center in the middle of a...

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TOMORROW: American Street Feast Creations at Meadows Art Park

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The American Street Feast: A Celebration of Our Neighborhood is South Kensington’s first shot at a community meal collaboration. We’ll be at 1400 N American St tomorrow, Wednesday, August 24th, from 6:00pm to dusk helping out in preparation for the event. We’ll be working with community members, Spiral Q, Little Chair Printing, and Second State Press to sew napkins, print community “place” mats, and paint large event signs. Come and say hi if you’re in the neighborhood...

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Friday Five – Mural Arts, Greener Offices, Shared Kitchens, The Rio Olympics, and Philly’s Block Parties

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Welcome to the newest edition of the Friday Five! Here’s what we’ve been reading and thinking about this week: 10 Amazing Murals to Check Out in Philly Right Now You like murals? We do too! If you’re looking for murals that are “surrealistic, miniature sculptures that you view from a tiny round glass lens” or have been named “Atlas of Tomorrow”, “Rhythm & Hues” or “Electric Street”, this list won’t disappoint. Curbed lists there top 10...

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Apolis + Postgreen Homes

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We are proud to announce our partnership with Apolis and their Bangladesh Project to bring their Global Citizen Market Series Tote Bags to Philadelphia. Apolis is a socially motivated lifestyle brand that empowers communities worldwide. Here is a short video on the Bangladesh Project. The Bangladesh Project seeks to empower social entrepreneurs around the world. Since 2009, Apolis has partnered with Saidpur Enterprises, a co-op in Bangladesh, to create over 100,000 “resilient shopping bags”. For 40 years, Saidpur...

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