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Congratulations Denzel Thompson for winning the Teen Nick HALO AWARD!

This fall, PUC’s youngest co-founder Denzel Thompson was in for a few big supprises from Nickalodean!   First, Nick ventured down to North Philly to profile Denzel in a short film.  Then, out of no where….Nick Cannon himself rode up … Continue reading

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Hammer Time! Giving the Farm a New Look

     Throughout the winter and into the spring, we have been on our construction grind! Along with a new host of partner organizations, students from local schools, volunteers, and neighbors of all ages from the neighborhood, we have renovated … Continue reading

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Starting our Business from the Ground-up…..Literally

In recent weeks, PUC has been on a mission to initiate the business end of our operation. For years, we have had the goal of developing relationships with restaurants in center-city to sell our produce to in order to generate … Continue reading

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Support Our Kickstarter Campaign!

PUC friends and family, please take a few moments to visit our new Kickstarter campaign. We just launched it, and have a fundraising goal of $4,000 to reach by Dec. 1st and need your help!  

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Jeaninne & PUC WIN 1st Place in Magic Johnson’s What Inspires You Video Contest!!!

Congratulations to Jeaninne Kayembe and the rest of the PUC clan for winning the GRAND PRIZE in Magic Johnson’s WHAT INSPIRES YOU VIDEO CONTEST! Watch our contest videos with Jeaninne, Shaniqua, Devon & Kevin, B.J. and Kianni, Rachel and Justin, and Ashely NOW! … Continue reading

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Summer Time: Harvesting Crops, Bio-Diversity and Young Leaders

This summer, 2012, proved to be PUC’s second harvest…..and an extremely successful one at that. Having added our greenhouse and tripled our production space, we were able to get a jump start on the season and grow all kinds of … Continue reading

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New PUC Video!

Check out this amazing NEW VIDEO made about PUC by Saeed Brisco as apart of the POPYYN program highlighting our work in North Central Philly and our April 1st block party!

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Celebrating Progress

PUC has faced a great deal of adversity since our April 1st block party. Inconsistent weather, vandalism, and the loss of some of our core members have tested the moral and resilience of our young organization. But with the unveiling … Continue reading

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Progress Through Partnerships……Continued

While transitioning into spring, strong partnerships have continued to lay the foundation for PUC’s expansion.  Bellow are descriptions of some more of these ever evolving relationships that define the diverse movement we are all working together to build. 1) Our … Continue reading

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Progress Through Partnerships

Throughout the fall and concluding months of 2011, PUC has had the wonderful opportunity to work with students from schools throughout the Philadelphia area to develop Life Do Grow and prepare for the winter frost.  These partnerships have proved to … Continue reading

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