Bristol, PA – Are you enthusiastic about gardens or gardening? The Grundy Museum invites you to hear horticulturalist Nicole Rhoads of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) when she presents, Gardening and Social Change, at 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. Gardening and greening can be agents of social change, and Ms. Rhoads will discuss inspiring local examples of how, through various initiatives, horticulture is a tool that improves neighborhoods, provides educational opportunities, promotes health and wellbeing of citizens, and addresses food insecurity. Register for this free event online at grundylibrary.org, or by calling 215.788.7891.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1827, that connects people with horticulture and together we create beautiful, healthy and sustainable communities. PHS offers programs and events for gardeners of all levels, and works with volunteers, organizations, agencies and businesses to create and maintain vibrant green spaces. Proceeds from the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show -- which was named the top event in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association -- and donations from foundations, corporations, government and individuals support PHS programs, including PHS City Harvest, Plant One Million and Philadelphia LandCare. For information, visit PHSonline.org.
This event is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library and Museum in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization, in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.