Tuesday, December 17th, 2019: Tour of Longwood Gardens, National Young Farmers Coalition Mixer at Greensgrow Farms, Informal Networking Gathering at Roy Pitz Barrel House

Tour of Longwood Gardens

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The day before PA-WAgN's Symposium on Tuesday, December 17th, there will be a member tour of Longwood Gardens.  The day will include a behind the scenes tour of Longwood's greenhouse and horticulture operations, a holiday light show, and time to explore the gardens on your own.  This add-on must be pre-purchased at point-of-registration ($19) and transportation will be provided for those who desire from the Conwell Inn in Philadelphia.

  • Starting Location
    • Conwell Inn1331 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122
  • Venue Address 
  • Tour Schedule
    • 12:00pm: Leave Conwell Inn in Philadelphia (transportation provided)
      1:30pm: Arrive at Longwood Gardens
      2-3:30pm: Guided behind-the-scenes horticulture tour
      4pm: Holiday lights show
      5-6:30pm: Tour on your own
    • 6:30 pm bus leaves to return to Conwell Inn
      7:30pm: Anticipated arrival back at Conwell Inn in Philadelphia

Young Farmers Winter Mixer Philadelphia

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The evening on December 17th, the National Young Farmers Coalition Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) Chapter is hosting a Young Farmers Mixer. This is an opportunity to network with fellow young farmers, learn more about what the SEPA Chapter has been up to, and to attend a session on state policy and advocacy.  This event is free and food and drink will be provided.

  • Venue Address 
    • Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 (~2 miles from symposium venue)
  • Agenda
    • 4pm-5pm: State policy and advocacy session
    • 5pm-8pm: Mixer 

Networking Event @ Roy Pitz Barrel House

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Are you arriving in Philadelphia the evening before the December 18th event? Looking for a place for drinks, dinner and socializing with other symposium attendees? There will be an informal gathering at the Roy Pitz Barrel House located at 990 Spring Garden Street, approximately a 1.5 miles away from the symposium venue. Roy Pitz is an ardent supporter of local and women producers in both their Chambersburg and Philadelphia locations.

  • Venue Address 
  • Start Time
    • 7pm

Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network


302 Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802