PhillyEarth students built a rocket stove using 16 bricks in today’s workshop. A rocket stove is an efficient cooking stove using small diameter wood fuel which is burned in a Continue reading
PhillyEarth celebrates the holidays with willow wreaths. Students learned how to weave willow branches harvested from our living willow fence, to make beautiful holiday wreaths.
Batteries really do grow on trees! In this class, students learned the basics of electricity and how to make batteries with lemons.
During this workshop, PhillyEarth students learned about capturing and using the sun’s energy as a source of electricity. They then affixed miniature solar powered lights to the inside of mason Continue reading
In this workshop, students took dried mint and lavender harvested from our youth farm and learned how to make natural soap bars.
PhillyEarth students were seeing too many plastic bags litter their neighborhoods. In this workshop they got a chance to re-purpose this waste into woven placemats.
PhillyEarth students got fed up with the amount of trash being produced at The Village, so they took it upon themselves to start a recycling program.
During our fall planting workshop students learned all about the variety of vegetables we can grow during the autumn months. We then took to the farm and planted these veggies Continue reading
Day 3 of our workshop, the students participated in the final assembly of our solar still. We added black paint to help absorb heat, glass to collect the water vapor Continue reading
During the 2nd day of our workshop students began assembling our full scale solar still.