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.
- Combating Food Insecurity
- Helping the Environment
- Eliminating Food Deserts
- Tackling Poor Nutrition Habits
- Helping Families Save Money
- Creating a Sense of Place
July 22, 2017 11:00 am
in partnership with Repair The World: Pittsburgh Join Garden Resource Center user Chris Kosin for a group discussion on how to best utilize small urban spaces to grow food, and how container gardening can add square footage to your space...Read more
August 19, 2017 12:00 pm
Raffles Workshops Harvest Swap Join the Allegheny County Conservation District and partners on August 19th to learn why soil lead contamination is a serious problem in Wilkinsburg and a potential risk to children and gardeners. Bring a properly...Read more