Flower phenom Megan Kizer has been added to the list of vendors at Hansberry Garden & Nature Center’s new and expanded Plant Fair at Hansberry Garden & Nature Center on Saturday, May 13 ( just in time for Mothers Day!), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the garden, which is at 5150 Wayne Ave., at the corner of Wayne and Hansberry Street.
Last summer, Megan led a “Build Your Own Bouquet” workshop at Hansberry Garden. Delighted participants left with stunning flower arrangements and some basic knowledge of flower-arranging principles. This year, those bouquets will make a lovely gift for Mom! Donations Megan collects will go to Hansberry Garden & Nature Center.
Other vendors who will offer goods at the Plant Fair include
- Plant and People, a West Philly business owned by HGNC members Cherron and Amma Perry-Thomas, selling houseplants, plant supplies, and plant-based wellness items
- Weavers Way Food Coop, selling vegetable, herb, and flower plants and offering information about its new Germantown store
- the Land Health Institute, a Philly-based nonprofit that aims to revitalize urban land by making native plant species available to the public
- Algorithm Vegan Grill, bringing plant-based foods to our Plant Fair with its food truck
- Basement Growing, a couple of garden members offering tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplants, and herbs
- Hansberry Garden & Nature Center, with a variety of edible and ornamental plants donated by members and friends.
- Hansberry Garden Bake Sale, offering home-baked treats made by HGNC members and volunteers
The sale benefits Hansberry Garden and Nature Center, which operates a community garden at the corner of Wayne and Hansberry Avenues in Southwest Germantown, Philadelphia. HGNC also sponsors a number of community activities including the Kelly Green Project, a partnership with the nearby John B. Kelly School; a Farm Stand that offers produce to the community at low or no cost during the growing season; regular donations of produce to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s City Harvest Program; and programming such as workshops and social gatherings, both for garden members and for the general public.