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
October 22, 2021 12:00 am
Bring your soil to the Garden Resource Center to have it tested for lead and arsenic by the Allegheny County Conservation District. These two contaminants are common in urban soil, and are bad for health, so it’s always good to check the soil in...Read more
October 28, 2021 6:00 pm
Farmer Nick shows you how you can eat fresh local vegetables all winter long! We will talk about what local vegetables to stock up on at the farmers market for putting up in your cellar, preparing an unheated area in your house for long term...Read more