Philadelphia is a “Top Green City”!

Posted on: January 30, 2015

According to Organic Gardening Magazine, Philadelphia is  “An urban area working to make their neighborhoods (and the planet) healthier and more sustainable.”

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Philadelphia
Score: 15.686
Population: 1,450,000

Since 1974, Philadelphia Green, a pioneer urban greening program, has advocated for the development and care of community gardens and open spaces all over the city. The Mill Creek Farm has turned a once-vacant lot into a source of affordable organic food—and a model for sustainable living—in its low-income community in West Philadelphia. Helping to clean the Philadelphia air are the more than 25,000 residents that participate in PhillyCarShare, the world’s largest regional car-sharing organization.

The Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s largest indoor flower show. theflowershow.com.