We grow community with organic gardening, fresh produce, and education.
The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center is a community garden and resource for environmental education in Southwest Germantown, at the corner of Hansberry Street and Wayne Avenue. We are a 501©(3) non-profit organization invested in our community through organic gardening, the City Harvest Program of the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, and educational programs for children and adults.
5150 Wayne Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144
Mailing Address: PO Box 44137
Lauren Scott to Give Free Concert at Outdoor Dinner on SaturdaySinger-songwriter Lauren Scott will give a free concert at Hansberry Garden on Saturday, Sept. 17. The performance begins at 6 p.m., over a potluck dinner that starts at 5:30. Read more »
The Great Food Migration: A Presentation by Chef Valerie ErwinLearn about the Philadelphia connection to Southern Food from colonial times to the Great Migration and beyond from legendary G-Town chef Valerie Erwin. Read more »
First Meeting of Garden Collective Sets Guidelines for CollaborationAt the first meeting of HGNC’s Gardening Collective on March 26, 2022, members established guidelines and listed plants they want to grow in 2022. Read
Guidelines for Community Gardening During a PandemicWe are happy to report that the City of Philadelphia has determined that community gardens are allowed to function at this time because they provide essential opportunities to exercise and to produce food. However, our activities must be somewhat restricted. For the time being, we may not hold any “meetings, gatherings, workdays, social events, etc.,” ...Read
Amazon Smile Offers Painless Contributions to HGNCIf you buy products from Amazon.com, you can put your shopping to work for Hansberry Garden and Nature Center by using Amazon Smile. When you use Amazon Smile, the Amazon Foundation donates 0.5 percent of the price of your purchases to the charity of your choice. Read