Repair Fair #5 – Philly Fixers Guild

Philly Fixers Guild is having its fifth Repair Fair! Find us on Thursday, June 4th at Fishtown’s Shissler Rec Center, 1800 Blair St. Starts at 6PM and goes until 8pm.

Repair Fair #4 – Greensgrow Farms

Philly Fixers Guild is having its fourth Repair Fair! Find us on Saturday, March 28th at Greensgrow Farms in Fishtown. Starts at Noon and goes until 4pm.

EcoPhilly covers January 2015 Repair Fair

Student and independent journalist Frances Dumlao (@francesdumlao) produced, shot and edited this outstanding quick-look into what we’re all about. She attended our third Repair Fair at Memphis Street Academy in January 2015, interviewing and shooting for her Arcadia University senior project. Her YouTube web series EcoPhilly is just off the ground and not something to be missed! […]

Philly’s Greensgrow Farms to host Repair Fair

Greensgrow Farms, an urban farming legend and staple in Philadelphia, has scheduled the Philly Fixers Guild for a repair fair this Spring.  On March 28th, 2015, the fixers and volunteers of the Philly Fixers Guild will set up shop in the greenhouse area at Kensington’s Greensgrow Farms. Event Details here…

Repair Fair #3 – Philly Fixers Guild

Philly Fixers Guild is having its third Repair Fair! Find us on Saturday, January 31st at Memphis Street Academy, 2950 Memphis St. in Port Richmond. Starts at Noon and goes until 4pm.

Nearly 60 Broken Items Brought to November Repair Fair

This past Saturday, the Guild’s talented fixers had their hands full with a continuous stream of broken and damaged items.  Guests from as far away as Buck’s County brought everything from lawn mowers to dining room chairs.  Of the almost 60 items carried in for repair, 30 were brought back to life through cooperation between owner […]

Repair Fair #2 – Philly Fixers Guild

Philly Fixers Guild is having its second Repair Fair! Find us on Saturday, November 22nd at Fishtown’s Shissler Rec Center, 1800 Blair St. Starts at Noon and goes until 4pm.

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You’ve Got to Break It Down to Fix it Up

We at the Guild love to fix stuff. Fixing things is fun, rewarding, and responsible. It saves the expense of replacing the item, keeps the broken item out of the landfill, and it feels great to solve the puzzle and keep that favorite piece of furniture or stereo working. That’s the purpose of today’s entry, […]