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Props To These Crops!

With my upcoming Bat Mitzvah, I started to research a variety of mitzvah project ideas.  I always wanted to plant a garden so I decided that my mitzvah project would be the perfect opportunity to plant a garden and donate the crops to a local food bank. I had read about Katie’s Krops, a non-profit organization led by a South Carolina girl to encourage youth to grow gardens to feed the hungry. Katie’s Krops offers grants during the year for youth ages 9-16. I applied for a grant and was excited to be selected. Planting a garden has taught me some […]


Pennypack Farm and Education Center

Pennypack Farm and Education Center 685 Mann Rd., Horsham, PA 19044 Contact: Diane Diffenderfer, Education Director, education@pennypackfarm.org Our mission is to make local sustainable agriculture an important part of our community through farming, education, and community events. We Grow (organic produce), We Give (donate fresh product to food cupboards) and We Teach (children, adults and new farmers). Bar/Bat Mitzvah students may volunteer for farming for a mitzvah project: weeding, pruning, harvesting, transplanting, cleaning beds, washing vegetables. The work can be arranged any day and time of the week with advance notice. Be aware, depending on weather; suncreen, hats, boots & closed-toe […]