Green Fund Projects

Penn Garden

Penn garden is a project aimed at educating the Penn community about urban agriculture and advocating for environmentally responsible food systems.  The project outcomes included the construction and cultivation of a small urban vegetable garden on Penn’s campus to be used for food production, student and community education, and to foster environmental stewardship. 


Green Fund Summary Report: Penn Garden

Project Leader: 
Sandra Zhao C'10, Daniel Sanchez SEAS'10, Sam Beattie C'12, Sonja Tonnesen C'10
Project Sponsor: 
Rebecca Weide, University Landscape Planner, Facilities and Real Estate Services and Michael Nairn, Landscape Architect, Department of Urban Studies


Penn’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine was the first health facility to achieve LEED certification in Philadelphia and in the entire Delaware Valley.