I have seen a number of empty lots around Center City converted into neighborhood gardens. I am interested in raising my own veg and herbs. Does anyone know how one goes about acquiring a plot? Does this require a fee? Thanks.
Depends on the garden. Your best bet is to stop and talk to someone working on a plot in a garden you are interested in. There is usually a small fee
Check with your neighborhood organization (mine, Washington West Civic Organization, runs several in our 'hood) or with the PA Horticultural Society/Philadelphia Green. Here's a good place to start if you are curious about a specific garden (it has a map with info on each one): http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturals...