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2021 Recap Video “Honoring Legacy & Envisioning New Futures” 
Check out our 2021 Recap Video to get an intimate lense into our work over the past year including our Mobile Markets, Educational Programs, Community Design Process, and Legacy Mural installation.
Welcome to Succulent City
We are extremely proud to announce that the Urban Creators and Life Do Grow farm have been featured in a short film called “Succulent City”, produced by PhillyCam, that is now a part of the Smithsonian Museum’s new FUTURES WE DREAM’ exhibition.

ABC6 Action News Video aired on 11/4/21:

“A North Philadelphia nonprofit is working to teach food and land sovereignty through their community space”

Philly Inquirer Video about the Urban Creators response to COVID-19, and movement to preserve Life Do Grow farm

Read the full article Philadelphia Inquirer Article HERE 

2020 Mobile Market Recap Video

Take a virtual tour of our Mobile Market at historic North Philadelphia locations including the Church of the Advocate and the Uptown Theater.

Urban Creators Mobile Market, Neighborhood Marketplace, and Free Breakfast Program

Newman’s Own Foundation – 2020


June 26 2021 Community Design Meeting Recap 

This video captures the first of our 2021 community design meetings, engaging community members in building a long-term vision for the future of Life Do Grow. 

How An Urban Farm In Philadelphia Is Transforming Lives
Huffington Post  – 2016

How These Urban Farmers Are Combating Food Insecurity In Philly
Buzzfeed & Hyundai – 2018

An Urban Farm In North Philadelphia Growing More Than Just Plants
CBS Philly – 2019

World’s Largest Lesson
United Nations Global Goals

Philly Urban Creators on the DNC
Philly CAM

Glbl Vllg Jam @ Life Do Grow

Kalisa Marie Eats Philly: Life Do Grow Farm
Kalisa Marie Eats

Hoodstock Festival 2018
Noise Soul Cinema

JUICE: The HoodStock Recap


Plotting Change

The father and son team behind Life Do Grow farm has focused their life’s work on building a sense of community and well-being in an area that has been plagued by poverty, violence and neglect for decades. Patagonia Nov, 2021