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 Seedling Sale at the East End Food Co-op

March 30, 2020 10:00 am

Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at the East End Food Co-op

Come shop our wide variety of seedlings everyday at the East End Food Co-op, beginning March 30 and running through late June! Grow Pittsburgh is...

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Webinar: Best Practices for Working with Kids in the Garden

April 10, 2020 10:00 am

Webinar: Best Practices for Working with Kids in the Garden

Join Adia, Director of School Garden Programs for a free webinar to learn how to engage children in the garden with fun activities you can do at...

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Webinar: Organic Gardening Basics

April 14, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Organic Gardening Basics

Are you new to growing or want to brush up on your skills? Join Russ, Community Garden Coordinator, to cover the essentials in this webinar. Learn...

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Webinar: Community Gardens: Healthy Operations and Outreach Practices in 2020

April 24, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Community Gardens: Healthy Operations and Outreach Practices in 2020

Come join Claire, Community Garden Coordinator, to learn how to adopt safe and healthy practices in your community garden during COVID-19...

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Webinar: Container Gardening Basics

April 28, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Container Gardening Basics

Don’t have space for a full garden? Join Robert, Farm Education and Outreach Coordinator, to learn the basics of growing vegetables in pots...

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Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at the East End Food Co-op

March 30, 2020 10:00 am

Grow Pittsburgh Seedling Sale at the East End Food Co-op

Come shop our wide variety of seedlings everyday at the East End Food Co-op, beginning March 30 and running through late June! Grow Pittsburgh is following CDC recommendations for the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the changing nature of the...

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Webinar: Best Practices for Working with Kids in the Garden

April 10, 2020 10:00 am

Webinar: Best Practices for Working with Kids in the Garden

Join Adia, Director of School Garden Programs for a free webinar to learn how to engage children in the garden with fun activities you can do at home. Participants will also learn of other resources as part of Kids Garden Month. To join the...

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Webinar: Organic Gardening Basics

April 14, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Organic Gardening Basics

Are you new to growing or want to brush up on your skills? Join Russ, Community Garden Coordinator, to cover the essentials in this webinar. Learn how to keep your plants healthy so they can withstand pests and disease and you can grow more food...

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Webinar: Community Gardens: Healthy Operations and Outreach Practices in 2020

April 24, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Community Gardens: Healthy Operations and Outreach Practices in 2020

Come join Claire, Community Garden Coordinator, to learn how to adopt safe and healthy practices in your community garden during COVID-19. We’ll also review tips for getting new gardens started and ways to adapt community outreach and...

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Webinar: Container Gardening Basics

April 28, 2020 1:00 pm

Webinar: Container Gardening Basics

Don’t have space for a full garden? Join Robert, Farm Education and Outreach Coordinator, to learn the basics of growing vegetables in pots, including site selection, possibilities for pots, making potting mixes and choosing what to grow for...

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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.