The home grown institute’s
done with winter conference 2012
springing good intentions into action
“Springing Good Intentions into Action”
March 24-25, 2012
We are:
  1. Community-Centered
  2. Skills-Focused
  3. Action-Driven
Programs serving residents of the Wissahickon Watershed and the surrounding Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
photo on right “Permablitz” courtesy of Transition Cheltenham Food Action Group
The Process: Action-Driven
The 3 and 1/2 Factors that ENSURE SUCCESS.Action.htmlshapeimage_3_link_0
The Topics: Skills-Focused
The Five Skill Areas that address the WHOLE LEARNER.Skills.htmlshapeimage_4_link_0
The Location
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 500 W Willow Grove Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118 (NW Philly, public transportation accessible)

The Schedule
Mark your calendars now and SAVE THE WEEKEND. Give yourself the gift of the retreat experience.

Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25
All day “Tour, Learn and Build” Field Trips
3 - hour Build projects
2 - hour In-depth classes
1 - hour Quickie workshops
The Program
The Home Grown Institute is an integrated community experience. It is designed more like a retreat than a pick-up-pamphlets-and-hear-a-few-speakers type event. The mission is to move our community forward, together, on the path of sustainable and regenerative practices.
Click on the links below to learn more.
The Resource Center at The Home Grown Institute
Supplies, Services, Snack and Subscriptions - If you are a vendor and would like information about reaching attendees at The Home Grown Institute, contact the Marketplace Coordinator ( for more information.mailto:admin@thehomegrowninstitute.orgshapeimage_7_link_0
Present a Program
You are invited to share your expertise and passion by submitting program ideas that will educate and inspire participants to move forward in their individual journeys of sustainable practices.
The Sponsors: Community Partners
Four ways businesses, non-profits and other community organizations can make an impact.
Community PartnersCommuntyPartners.htmlshapeimage_10_link_0
The Inspiration Festival
Saturday March 24, 4:30 -7:30
Open to the public
ticket required
click for flyer
register hereSpring Conference_files/HGI_SatPMFlyer.pdfSpring Conference_files/HGI_SatPMFlyer_1.pdfSpring Conference_files/HGI_SatPMFlyer_2.pdf