Hello!  Thank you for purchasing tickets to our Awbury al Fresco event!

Ed Fund Logo PurpleWe look forward to visiting with you and celebrating the legacy of Gay Gilpin Johnson on Saturday, May 20th.  The Awbury board, staff, and friends are honored to share more about our recent archives and education programs and to give you the opportunity to explore our Agricultural Village.   On this page you’ll find important notes about the event.  If you have any questions, please email programs@awbury.org or call (215) 849-2855 x21 during office hours.


Please note: this event is NOT being held at the Cope House.  Awbury al Fresco will take place in our Agricultural Village.  The address (which will work on most GPS systems) is 901 E. Washington Lane; please follow the directions on the map.

Ag Village Map

Cars will not be permitted in the Agricultural Village;  please park on Ardleigh Street and follow the path to the Education Center.  We will have signs and greeters to guide you.


Saturday, May 20th 

4:30 to 5:30 pm – Tasting Tour

A self-guided walk showcasing Awbury’s Agricultural Village programs and the products and projects of Awbury’s premier Agricultural Village partners including: Weaver’s Way Co-op’s Mort Brooks Memorial Farm, The Philadelphia Orchard Project and the Awbury Food Forest, The Philadelphia Beekeeper’s Guild, Food Moxie, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The Awbury Pollinator Habitat and The Teen leadership Corps at Awbury Arboretum.

5:45 to 6:00 pm – Remarks

6:00 to 7:30 pm – Dinner al Fresco


Locally sourced Farm Fresh cuisine prepared by the Farmer’s Keep.  All food is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, peanut free, tree nut free, and shellfish free!


~ “Farmer’s Salsa” w/ Chips – Chunky style salsa incorporating seasonal ingredients

~ Spiced Seeds

~ Fresh Cut Fruit

Farm to Table Buffet- made of local, seasonal ingredients, including:

~ Herb Roast Chicken

~ Thyme Dijon Rubbed Brisket

~ Balsamic Rosemary Roast Mushroom Quinoa

~ Ratatouille

~ Pickled Root Vegetable Medley

~ Garlic Roast Green Beans

~ Lentil Studded Basmati Rice

~ Mixed Green Salad w/ Radish, Cucumber, Carrots in a Lemon Herb Dressing


Your dinner includes one drink ticket, and additional drinks will be available at the bar, which is cash only.

THANK YOU to our sponsors!

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