We run a FreeStore on State Street. All items in the store are free. You are welcome to come and take whatever you might use. In this way we keep things out of landfills, support a reuse ethic, and help meet each others needs without the use of money through a gift economy.
A volunteer-led initiative of Transition Town Media that strives to create a community-wide circle of giving to encourage people to volunteer their talents and receive, in return, help with their unmet needs.
parched and depleted soil
Healthy soils play an important role in regulating climate. Soil health changes depending on how it is managed. If soils are poorly managed or harmed by unsustainable agricultural practices, carbon contai ... read more →
a non-profit organization, in association with Transition Town Media and Pendle Hill Quaker Center in Wallingford,
Pennsylvania, announce a regional Climate Summit to be held the weekend of
Easter, Passover and Earth Day – Apr ... read more →
Forests play an important role in regulating our climate because they absorb CO2 from the air and store it in trunks, branches, roots and leaves. Deforestation–especially the destruction of rainforests for creating p ... read more →
Why Climate Change is Causing A Public Health Emergency
In addition to floods, droughts, wildfires, monster storms, and a host of other problems, climate change is responsible for a looming public health emergency. New England Journal of Medicine, World Health Organization, United Nations, ... read more →
palm oil tree fruit
How does palm oil contribute to climate change? Good question. Palm oil is the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. Unfortunately, rainforests and peatlands are being destroyed to clear ... read more →
Climate disruption has become a big news topic after the release of the 2018 reports from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and National Climate Assessment.
The United States is already experiencing the effects of climate change, as f ... read more →
Better Than Bacon Improv, Chester County’s favorite improv troupe, is teaming up with MAC to bring BTB’s special brand of improv comedy to Delco. Better Than Bacon makes up every single word and performs every[...]
Pruning is something of a mystery to most people, and it can seem scary to the uninitiated. Stoneleigh Director Ethan Kauffman and Lead Horticulturist Jason Wirtz will demonstrate proper techniques to help you take care[...]
The Friends Committee on National Legislation will soon be revising The World We Seek, last revised in 2013, FCNL’s legislative policy statement. It provides the framework within which its priorities are set and around which[...]
This special monthly meal will focus on Black History 101 and will be held in the Mobile Museum of Congregation Ohev Shalom. Founded by Khalid el-Hakim, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum is an award-winning[...]
Life, Animated is a 2016 American documentary by director Roger Ross Williams. It is co-produced by Williams with Julie Goldman, Carolyn Hepburn and Christopher Clements. Based on journalist Ron Suskind’s 2014 book Life, Animated: A Story[...]
On Sunday afternoon, March 31st, from 3-5 PM, Swarthmore Friends Meeting will be presenting a free screening of the documentary, “Paris To Pittsburgh“. Produced by National Geographic, the film is informative, upbeat and inspiring. It[...]