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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Garden Pest and Disease Identification Workshop

August 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Garden Pest and Disease Identification Workshop

An interactive pest ID walk through the community garden with Sandy Feather of Penn State Extension. Learn about non-chemical controls such as...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 25, 2018 12:00 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

For the second year in a row, Shiloh Farm will host farm stand customers and community members of all ages in for an Open House! Meet our new Farm...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 6:00 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farm and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting. With Tara Rockacy of  Churchview Farm and Erik Schwalm...

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Garden Get Down

September 13, 2018 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a Garden Get Down celebrating our School Garden Programs! Now in our 12th season, we support gardens at 33 schools with a...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 1

September 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 1

This is a two-part workshop where participants learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by...

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Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

September 29, 2018 2:00 pm

Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

Join us at Braddock Farms for an end of season celebration of this season’s bounty and all of those who made it possible! Go on a farm tour...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 2

October 4, 2018 6:00 pm

Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 2

This is a two-part workshop where participants learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by...

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Garden Pest and Disease Identification Workshop

August 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Garden Pest and Disease Identification Workshop

An interactive pest ID walk through the community garden with Sandy Feather of Penn State Extension. Learn about non-chemical controls such as floating row covers, planting times, & resistant varieties. Also, learn the proper use of organic...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 25, 2018 12:00 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

For the second year in a row, Shiloh Farm will host farm stand customers and community members of all ages in for an Open House! Meet our new Farm Manager, Hanna Mosca, who has been involved in garden programming in Homewood through Phipps, The...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 6:00 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farm and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting. With Tara Rockacy of  Churchview Farm and Erik Schwalm of Goodness Grows Farm.

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Garden Get Down

September 13, 2018 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a Garden Get Down celebrating our School Garden Programs! Now in our 12th season, we support gardens at 33 schools with a population of 16,583 students. Funds raised will help us as we expand to another 25 schools over...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 1

September 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 1

This is a two-part workshop where participants learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by efficient use of space and timing. Manage crop rotation throughout the season to get the most out of...

Read more
Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

September 29, 2018 2:00 pm

Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

Join us at Braddock Farms for an end of season celebration of this season’s bounty and all of those who made it possible! Go on a farm tour, compete in the Farm Olympics, try your hand at pumpkin painting and corn husk dolls, get your face...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 2

October 4, 2018 6:00 pm

Getting the Most Out of Your Garden: Succession Planting and Season Extension, PART 2

This is a two-part workshop where participants learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by efficient use of space and timing. Manage crop rotation throughout the season to get the most 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.