South Philly Food Co-Op Passes 300 Member Mark at Second Annual Garden Tour

The South Philly Food Co-Op’s (SPFC) second annual garden tour featured 24 home and community gardens spanning from Ellsworth to Wolf streets and Second to 22nd streets in South Philadelphia Saturday.

SPFC sold 140 tickets for the event, which the group held in hopes of engaging the community and adding members to its ever-growing membership pool.

Started in the spring of 2010, SPFC is working towards opening a member-owned co-op grocery story, and to do so membership is critical. The co-op must meet certain membership benchmarks to advance from one phase to the next.

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