Kennett Collaborative in Kennett Square
Stories from Around the Square

Read about the people, events, organizations, and businesses that make Kennett Square a great place to live, work, and visit.

Chester County Needs to Preserve Land by Building Better

Serenbe founder Steve Nygren urges us to pause and consider the irreparable damage being caused by our development patterns. The central question...
Published May 31, 2022

Chester County Needs to Preserve Land by Building Better

Serenbe founder Steve Nygren urges us to pause and consider the irreparable damage being caused by our development patterns. The central question...
Published May 31, 2022

How to Encourage Better Development

Do you want to encourage better development practices in our Boroughs and Townships? This short guide will help you get started. At...
Published May 01, 2022

Survey Results on Former NVF Site Development

The results are in, and the mandate for any potential developer of the former NVF site is clear. The community is united...
Published March 25, 2022

The Art of Placemaking: Refrigerator Note or Poem?

Author Christie Purifoy urges her Southern Chester County neighbors to observe, listen, and work together to build beauty, and beautiful places for...
Published March 18, 2022

Kennett Pointe: A Contextual Development Project to Connect the Community

Construction is ongoing at Kennett Pointe, but Kennett Township and local community members have been laying the foundations for this project for...
Published February 11, 2022

Collective Impact Squared: Local Nonprofits Supporting the Community Together

The United Way of Southern Chester County leads collaborative initiatives that meet immediate needs and effect real and lasting change in the...
Published February 04, 2022

How We Build Matters: Our Municipal Solvency Depends On Building Better

Many people are nervous about development in our area—and perhaps rightfully so, says Kennett Collaborative Executive Director Bo Wright. “We haven’t always...
Published October 08, 2021