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Space ships with PlayArts!

We were happy to welcome the wonderful PlayArts summer campers and their teacher Margot Steinberg to The Resource Exchange for another great project!  PlayArts is a beautiful, child-centered arts and play space for infants through young children, located on Front Street in Fishtown. Their facility offers educational enrichment, group classes and private, music lessons for children and their parents. Sustainability is a key part of the PlayArts philosophy. With just $2.00 in hand, each camper collected several items from the Random Room to later be used in building their own spaceships. We loved seeing the imagination and resourcefulness amongst the … Continue reading

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The Art of Play and Sustainability

We were thrilled when Kara Rossi, teacher at PlayArts, contacted us to set up a visit to The Resource Exchange with their summer campers. PlayArts is a beautiful child-centered arts and play space for infants through young children located on Front Street in Fishtown. Their facility offers educational enrichment, group classes and private music lessons for children and their parents. Sustainability is a key part of the PlayArts philosophy. “We believe that we’re in this together.  Respect–for the environment, our community, and one another. We took great care in creating a sustainably-minded space; please help us care for it and … Continue reading

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The Rad Dish!

We’re so excited that The Rad Dish, Temple University’s student-run food co-op,  is officially open for business in the Ritter Annex Cafe on Temple’s main campus! They aim to “provide access in our community to local, organic, ethical, and humane food options. Our goal is to create a diverse and collaborative environment that seeks to enrich, expand, and share ideas of health and wellness.” They will offer local produce and dry goods from local sources like the Common Market and UNFI (the same folks who source for Whole Foods). They will also feature CSA shares through Philly Foodworks (primarily sourced from Lancaster … Continue reading

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