Green Career Pathways Blog

Philadelphia Workshops in Full Swing

  On a sunny Thursday, the Urban Creators garden site on 11th Street was humming with Triskeles activities. Workshops in Cooking/Nutrition, Sustainability, and Urban Agriculture were all happening the same morning with groups of local youth. A lot of work got...

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Community Gardens

Community gardens bring many benefits to neighborhoods. As a part of our Green Career Pathways class, we visited one this week. Only a few items were growing, but we got try them: spinach, kale, scallions, and violets too! We met with a community member of the garden...

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Historic Mill Creek Watershed Tour

Our Green Careers Pathways’ Sustainability Class went on a field trip this weekend to uncover the history of West Philadelphia’s Mill Creek. The creek can be found on 19th century maps, like the one you can see here. This creek drains more than 4000 acres...

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Learning to Cut Vegetables for Salsa!

On Monday in our Green Careers Pathway Cooking and Nutrition class, we made salsa! But that’s not all we did, we learned how to handle knives safely in the kitchen and how to cut vegetables safely. Chef Dobson shared the basics of knife safety and had everyone...

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Getting Dirty and Learning about Soil

This week Farmer Dave explored soil with the youth in our Green Career Pathways Urban Agriculture Class. He brought in dirt from his farm- all if it from a small space but each sample very different. We spent time noticing how different each sample was: not only how...

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Bikes for Youth

On Wednesday, April 1, youth participating in Green Pathways Chester County, along with staff from Triskeles, the HOOD, and the Chester County Workforce Investment Board, had fun assembling two bicycles. In the spirit of team building, Teams “Fabulous” and “Awesome”...

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