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


The Penn Environmental Group hosts GreenFest each semester, a campus-wide environmental festival.