Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture 
Society Notes
May 11, 2017

Next Event: Vertical Farming in Philadelphia
Jack Griffin, President of Metropolis Farms Inc. will discuss his venture which includes the development and implementation of vertical farming systems capable of producing fresh produce year round in urban settings.
 
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PSPA Members Visit
Seven Stars & Wyebrook Farms

Members of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture visited two farmers in Chester County on Thursday 4th May who successfully used their marketing skills to supply higher value products.
 
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The Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture had a great day at the Philly Farm and Food Fest held at the Philadelphia Convention Center... MORE>

Farming Notes
April 2017

Thanks to PSPA member Duncan Allison for providing his Farming Notes for this month. Great info for all members...  MORE>
NY Times: A Chicken That Grows Slower and Tastes Better
Perdue is trying to find just the right slow-growth breed, and it has a strong incentive: A fast-growing cohort of companies that buy vast quantities of poultry...
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Jonathan Newton is a photojournalist at The Washington Post. He contributed an essay to In Sight about his visit to Brandywine Valley in Southern Pennsylvania...  MORE>
MEMBER UPDATES
June presenter Jack Griffin featured on cover of Produce Growers
Metropolis Farms founder’s revolutionary technology aims to empower communities through vertical farming. More Info Here.

PSPA Past President, Rich O'Donnell, now president of the Devon Horse Show, has again invited members to attend the horse show. Contact Rich in the member directory for more information.  www.devonhorseshow.net

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