Infant Swimming Resource of Philadelphia
Serving the Greater Philadelphia Area

Survival Swim Instruction for Infants and Children

 

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Gems in the Greater Philadelphia Area

Education for Children

The Montessori School. Toddler program through grade six.


Cleaner, Greener Mind and Matter

Environmental Working Group. Using the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. Includes Skin Deep, a safety guide to sunscreens and other cosmetics and personal care products.


Parents and Parents-to-Be

The Breastfeeding Resource Center in Glenside s a nonprofit committed to providing the best breastfeeding care to mothers and babies of all incomes. It offer excellent phone and in person consultation, an makes available quality breastfeeding products for purchase and/or rent. 


Local Organic Food and Farms

Farm to City. Resource for buying organic produce throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs: lists farmers markets, CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture farms), and buying clubs. 

Hendrick's Farm & Dairy produces raw milk, farmstead raw milk award-winning cheeses and artisanal yogurts from grass-fed cattle. They produce grass-fed, hormone and antibiotic-free beef, pork, lamb, and free-range all-natural poultry and eggs. The farm is Certified Humane, practices stewardship of the land and utilizes renewable resources. 

Pennypack Farm. Education Center for Sustainable Food Systems, Horsham, PA is a nonprofit educational organization and CSA. They provide fresh, local, organically grown vegetables, berries, herbs, and flowers to community shareholders while preserving land in the Wissahickon watershed. They partner with the Montgomery County Food Bank to provide food to low-income customers, and donate food to Philabundance and Hope Gardens. They offer an education program for children at College Settlement Camp, local schools, and summer campers. They also offer workshops to the community on topics such as chemical-free gardening, canning, and health-conscious family meal planning. Increasing public understanding of the health, economic, ecological and social issues involved in sustainable local food systems is a goal an outcome of this programming. 

Winter Harvest. A source to buy locally produced food throughout the winter and spring months when many CSAs and farmers markets are closed.

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