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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new early childhood education gardens created in 2021-22 school year
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estimated lbs of food grown across 44 Grow Pittsburgh community gardens in 2022
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pounds of food grown in 2022 at our urban farms
Outdoor Mushroom Cultivation

April 20, 2024 8:00 am

Outdoor Mushroom Cultivation

Get an overview of the fascinating world of fungi and how you can incorporate their many attributes into your gardening. Participants will get a...

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Container Gardening

April 4, 2024 5:30 pm

Container Gardening

In this workshop attendees will learn about the basics of growing plants in pots and containers. We will discuss some pros and cons of container...

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Microgreens

March 20, 2024 6:30 pm

Microgreens

Microgreens aren’t just for fancy restaurant dishes! Learn how to grow fast, easy, and extremely delicious microgreens inside throughout the...

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Organic Gardening Basics for Community Gardens

March 19, 2024 6:00 pm

Organic Gardening Basics for Community Gardens

Join us for a quick & dirty on organic gardening geared towards folks who are managing or participating in community gardens. We’ll...

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Seed Starting

March 17, 2024 10:30 am

Seed Starting

Learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own seedlings at home this year. Topics will include choosing the proper soil, crops...

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Farm Fresh Trivia Fundraiser

March 15, 2024 6:30 pm

Farm Fresh Trivia Fundraiser

Join Grow Pittsburgh and Drew’s Clues for a trivia fundraiser night at Goodlander Cocktail Brewery! Ticket price includes catering from...

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Early Spring Teacher Workshop

March 13, 2024 6:00 pm

Early Spring Teacher Workshop

As we come out of Winter, we remember it’s going to be Spring soon! It’s time to start planning your garden! In this workshop, our...

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How to Design & Build a Community Garden

March 12, 2024 7:30 pm

How to Design & Build a Community Garden

Learn how to plan out a multipurpose community garden space to function how you need it to, and learn to build it so that it’ll last...

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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.