Why Grow Food?

Whether you are growing in your own garden, a community garden, or purchasing from an urban farm, being an active participant in your local food system has incredible benefits.
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Of Urban Farmers in Training participants tried a vegetable from the garden that they had never had before
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Students participated in cooking demonstrations as part of Chef in the Garden events at three school gardens
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Pounds of produce grown at Braddock Farms, Shiloh Farm, and the Frick Greenhouse in 2015
Seed Saving Skillshare & Potluck

October 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Seed Saving Skillshare & Potluck

As the end of the gardening season is approaching, join Repair the World: Pittsburgh as we discuss how to save seeds for next spring. Get some...

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Braddock Farms Community Meeting

October 28, 2017 4:30 pm

Braddock Farms Community Meeting

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a community meeting to discuss the future of Braddock Farms. Learn more about our programs and how you can get involved!...

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Ceramics for Gardeners: making birdhouses and other gifts

November 12, 2017 1:00 pm

Ceramics for Gardeners: making birdhouses and other gifts

Interested in creating hand-made gifts for the gardener in your life (or yourself!) this holiday season? Then join us in the Bathhouse Ceramic...

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Seed Saving Skillshare & Potluck

October 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Seed Saving Skillshare & Potluck

As the end of the gardening season is approaching, join Repair the World: Pittsburgh as we discuss how to save seeds for next spring. Get some hands on experience with a variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as the opportunity to...

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Braddock Farms Community Meeting

October 28, 2017 4:30 pm

Braddock Farms Community Meeting

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a community meeting to discuss the future of Braddock Farms. Learn more about our programs and how you can get involved! This event is free and open to all Braddock residents and community members. Print flyers

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Ceramics for Gardeners: making birdhouses and other gifts

November 12, 2017 1:00 pm

Ceramics for Gardeners: making birdhouses and other gifts

Interested in creating hand-made gifts for the gardener in your life (or yourself!) this holiday season? Then join us in the Bathhouse Ceramic Studio at the Braddock Carnegie Library to make bird houses, garden markers and other gifts out of...

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Workshops & Events

Urban Garden Map

Check out our interactive urban garden map for places to get growing in your neighborhood. And if you're growing food in or around Pittsburgh, please add your garden.