Food News

Nov 5,2013

Penn’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division works continually enhance the retail offerings at Penn and respond to changing market conditions. Student and community interest in an...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

Braving a damp, drizzly day, volunteers joined Penn’s Urban Park staff to plant trees as part of a new fruit orchard in Penn Park.  Designed for research, this orchard will be used to study the...Read more »

Dec 2,2014

The partnership between Penn and the Philadelphia Orchard Project continues to grow.  In September, nearly 20 volunteers joined POP staff to pick close...Read more »

Nov 13,2014

The Climate Action Plan 2.0 report released in October 2014 highlighted many achievements on the first five years of Penn's Climate Action Plan, 2009-2014. Read more »

Oct 2,2014

Volunteers Invited for 10/23 1 PM Planting Event. On Thursday, October 23, staff of the University’s Facilities & Real Estate Services Division and the Philadelphia Orchard Project invite Penn students, staff, faculty and friends to help get the new orchard into the ground. A planting workshop at 1 PM will be followed by a working event where trained Penn and POP staff and volunteers will dig holes and plant the trees and bushes.Read more »

luscious crabapples
Sep 24,2014

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project on Saturday, September 27 for a CRABAPPLE HARVEST around the Penn campus. 
The group will meet at St. Mary's Church @ UPenn, 3916 Locust Walk, West...Read more »

Aug 14,2014

Farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, breads and baked goods, and gourmet chocolates are just a sampling of the tasty offerings available at the farmers market located centrally on campus near the Penn...Read more »

May 7,2014

Anyone at Penn interested in buying into a seasonal farm share is invited to consider Delaware Valley Farm Share. ...Read more »

Apr 21,2014

Low Carbon Diet Day at Penn Dining – Lunchtime @ April 24Read more »

Mar 17,2014

Much of the food sold at campus cafes is locally produced, including some items created by Penn students and recent alumni. Cookie company White & Wong, and beef jerky creator ...Read more »

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