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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Grow Pittsburgh Ceramics: Ollas

April 7, 2019 1:00 pm

Grow Pittsburgh Ceramics: Ollas

Join us at the Bathhouse Ceramic Studio in the Braddock Carnegie Library to make your very own garden olla! What is an olla you ask? It’s an...

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Organic Gardening 201: Advanced Gardening Techniques

April 10, 2019 6:00 pm

Organic Gardening 201: Advanced Gardening Techniques

With Nick Lubecki, Braddock Farms Manager, Grow Pittsburgh Are you ready to take gardening to the next level? In this workshop, we will take a...

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Free Soil Lead Screening with Allegheny County Conservation District

April 13, 2019 11:00 am

Free Soil Lead Screening with Allegheny County Conservation District

Bring your soil to ACCD at Grow Pittsburgh’s Garden Resource Center to have it instantly tested for lead and arsenic, for free. These two...

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Build It! Building Raised Garden Beds

April 18, 2019 5:30 pm

Build It! Building Raised Garden Beds

With Ed Johnson. Learn to build a long-lasting raised bed and leave with additional plans for a compost sifter and compost bin. Specifics will...

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Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

April 20, 2019 12:00 am

Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

Come shop our wide variety of seedlings and enjoy the magnificent grounds at The Frick Pittsburgh. You can read more about the annual seedling...

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Grow Pittsburgh Ceramics: Ollas

April 7, 2019 1:00 pm

Grow Pittsburgh Ceramics: Ollas

Join us at the Bathhouse Ceramic Studio in the Braddock Carnegie Library to make your very own garden olla! What is an olla you ask? It’s an unglazed vessel used to irrigate your garden or household plants. Just place it in your garden bed and...

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Organic Gardening 201: Advanced Gardening Techniques

April 10, 2019 6:00 pm

Organic Gardening 201: Advanced Gardening Techniques

With Nick Lubecki, Braddock Farms Manager, Grow Pittsburgh Are you ready to take gardening to the next level? In this workshop, we will take a look at farm scale growing techniques and apply them to the backyard garden to increase your production...

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Free Soil Lead Screening with Allegheny County Conservation District

April 13, 2019 11:00 am

Free Soil Lead Screening with Allegheny County Conservation District

Bring your soil to ACCD at Grow Pittsburgh’s Garden Resource Center to have it instantly tested for lead and arsenic, for free. These two contaminants are common in urban areas, and bad for health, so it’s always good to check the...

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Build It! Building Raised Garden Beds

April 18, 2019 5:30 pm

Build It! Building Raised Garden Beds

With Ed Johnson. Learn to build a long-lasting raised bed and leave with additional plans for a compost sifter and compost bin. Specifics will include appropriate wood, hardware, building techniques, and recommended soil.

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Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

April 20, 2019 12:00 am

Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

Come shop our wide variety of seedlings and enjoy the magnificent grounds at The Frick Pittsburgh. You can read more about the annual seedling sale here. Note: The Frick Pittsburgh is closed Mondays.

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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.