First Fridays at CHF: 2014
From the fascinating story of Greensgrow Farms to space suit technology to the opening of our Books of Secrets exhibit, 2014 had something for everyone. See the First Friday homepage to learn more.
There’s more to space food than astronaut ice cream! Jen and Gigi, our favorite kitchen-science duo, dished up the science behind every astronaut’s meal.
The fall harvest is upon us. What will you do with all your perishable produce? Fear not: local canning guru Marisa McClellan will demonstrated one of her favorite recipes for small-batch preserving.
Ever wonder what happens to a space suit once it returns to Earth? The Smithsonian Institution’s Cathleen Lewis and Lisa Young unmasked space suit technology.
Our popular Game Night came back for a second run!
In honor of Philly Beer Week, CHF welcomed Michael McCaulley, wine director of Tria, to talk about what he considers the perfect beverage: cider!
Visitors explored CHF’s Sensing Change exhibit, took part in activities, and heard meteorologists, scientists, and artists share their views on the weather and our changing climate.
Alchemy came to life in the CHF art collection. Donna Bilak revealed the hidden meaning in alchemical images. Elisabeth Berry Drago explored the technology of making alchemical art.
Mary Seton Corboy from Greensgrow Farms explored the critical role of community gardens and urban farms in the sustainability movement.