Below, find archives of articles featuring Grow Pittsburgh’s team members and programs. Thanks to local journalists covering community gardens and urban agriculture!

Did we miss one?  Please contact info@growpittsburgh.org with information.

 

2017

Phipps, Grow Pittsburgh partner with Carnegie library for seed, plant swap
Tribune-Review, February 23, 2017

How Jake Seltman is Growing New Shoots in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Magazine, February 15, 2017

Lead hazard and soil testing resources
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 14, 2017

Growing Little Farmers

Pittsburgh’s creative forces: 12 people to meet in 2017 (profile, Jake Seltman)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 25, 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Urban Gardening and Farming in PGH
Fitt.co website, 2017

2016

Carnegie Mellon University students’ design used to develop Aqua Pavilion
The Tartan. November 6, 2016

Thousands Participate In “Pitt Make A Difference Day”
KDKA Pittsburgh. October 24, 2016

Pittsburgh agencies recognized for innovative work to feed hungry
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 13, 2016

Proud to Be from Pittsburgh: Grow Pittsburgh
WPXI. July 31, 2016

Conservationists test residents’ soil for lead levels
Tribune-Review. July 16, 2016

Proud to Be from Pittsburgh: Urban Gardening
WPXI. June 21, 2016

Refugees excited about growing own produce in SHIM garden in Whitehall
Tribune-Review. June 8, 2016

Sharing Tools Makes Gardening Cheaper, More Accessible
90.5 WESA. June 8, 2016

Online guide helps you sell the food you grow
South Pittsburgh Reporter. April 26, 2016

Learning gardens coming soon to Pittsburgh Public Schools
NEXTPittsburgh. April 19, 2016

Grassroots efforts, urban farms find creative ways to feed communities
Tribune-Review. March 22, 2016

The Rodale 100: Food
Rodale. January 25, 2016

2015

Eleven events not to miss in November
NextPittsburgh. October 26, 2015

Pittsburgh’s Food Deserts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 22, 2015

Braddock feast benefits Braddock Farms
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 5, 2015

With food, two groups help immigrants to assimilate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. September 30, 2015

Community reaps benefits of Crafton Garden
Tribune-Review. August 5, 2015

Law changes will make urban farming easier in Pittsburgh city limits
Pittsburgh City Paper. July 8, 2015

Pet Tales: lucky dogs get taken to work every day
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 20, 2015

City expands free summer breakfast and lunch program for kids and teens
New Pittsburgh Courier. Jun 13, 2015

Pittsburgh expands summer meals program for children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 12, 2015

Officials draw up plan for a healthier Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 27, 2015

City votes unanimously in favor of urban agriculture
NextPittsburgh. March 26, 2015

Sessions set to plan Crafton Community Garden
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. February 20, 2015

Grow Pittsburgh and Green Sinner creating more gardens and flower farms
NextPittsburgh. January 20, 2015

2014

Community gardens approved for Crafton, Sharpsburg
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 18, 2014

Ten little things that will pack a big Pittsburgh punch in 2015
Pop City. December 10, 2014

Four more reasons why Pittsburgh is turning into a Buzz City
NextPittsburgh. November 18, 2014

Grow Pittsburgh unveils Braddock Farms improvements with help from the Fairmont
Pop City. November 17, 2014

Grow Pittsburgh opens up a lending library for tools

Pittsburgh City Paper. October 8, 2014

McKeesport gardeners enjoy fruits of their labors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. September 18, 2014

New energy enlivens a corner lot
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. September 2, 2014

YMCA garden feeds body and soul
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 23, 2014

The next big ideas for Pittsburgh
NEXTPittsburgh. August 12, 2014

Growing communities through shared gardens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 20, 2014

With space to grow, local food flourishes in Western PA
Pop City. July 16, 2014

Community garden in McKeesport rallies support from nonprofit
The Daily News. July 14, 2014

Opportunities grow in old St. Clair Village
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Walkabout blog. July 14, 2014

HA one step closer to farming St. Clair Village
South Pittsburgh Reporter. July 1, 2014

Plan announced for Hilltop Urban Farm
Pittsburgh City Paper Blogh. June 26, 2014

Carnegie students get their hands dirty with garden project
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. May 29, 2014

Giveaway helps folks grow their own vegetables
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 21, 2014

Above Oakland’s hustle and bustle, a garden grows
WTAE. May 12, 2014

2013

Allegheny YMCA: Garden Grows Community
Examiner. November 21, 2013

Nation is churning out new era of school lunch: Sheds light on current funding for public school lunches, Pittsburgh Public School’s food processing facility and what’s being done to source local food at The Environmental Charter School in Frick Park.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette. October 6, 2013

A [Delicious] Taste of Grow Pittsburgh
With the Grains. September, 2013

Community Gardens Allowing Many to Share in Work, Harvest
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 22, 2013

Volunteers Help Jubilee Garden Grow: “In its second year, the Community Jubilee Garden in Clairton remains a point of interest both within and outside of the community.”
Trib Total Media. July 27, 2013

Camaraderie grows in community garden in Coraopolis: Highlights all the community effort and friendships formed by working in the community garden. This garden is part of our Allegheny Grows program.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 20, 2013

One Man’s Trash: Our Braddock Farms Manager, Marshall Hart picks up the scraps from Spak mentioned in the article.
Pittsburgh City Paper. May 8, 2013

Growing Coraopolis: Volunteers Plan Community Garden
Robinson-Moon Patch. May 7, 2013

First Community Garden in the Works in Homestead
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 11, 2013

Kiwanis Club hopes to make garden bloom in Mc Keesport
Trib Total Media. March 11, 2013

The Art of Eating (PDF)
The Cooperator, East End Food Co-op. January 2013

2012

Photo gallery: ‘Fits on a Stick’ bonfire at Penn Hills CDC Community Garden
Pittsburgh Tribune Review. October 31, 2012

20-year old community garden revitalized in Brighton Heights
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 30, 2012

Growers help 12 gardens take root in Pittsburgh: An article about our City Growers program.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 18, 2012

Urban gardeners wanted to make unused plots bloom
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 16, 2012

Two Wheels Lots of Green
GTECH. August 11, 2012

Gardening finds home in cities
Trib Total Media/McKeesport Daily News. August 2, 2012

Couple hold stakes in Natrona community garden
Tribune Review. July 15, 2012

Rock musicians make green-themed visit to Pittsburgh gardens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 13, 2012

Dave Matthews Band Volunteers in Homewood
CBS/KDKA. July 12, 2012

Garden offers to food to North Hills pantries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 30, 2012

Community garden in Natrona takes root
Trib Total Media/Valley News Dispatch. March 28, 2012

Greening Communities with Grow Pittsburgh (PDF)
Action-Housing, Inc. Newsletter. March 2012

2011

Community Farm and Garden Tour Welcomes Visitors of All Ages
Plum-Oakmont Patch. September 19, 2011

Allegheny Grows Works for Urban Farms, Gardens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. August 30, 2011

How does your garden grow? With Grow Pittsburgh and the Conservancy
Pop City Media. August 10, 2011

Onorato Announces Three New Communities to Participate in “Allegheny Grows”
Allegheny County Press Release. February 10, 2011