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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Grab & Grow kits delivered to students with everything needed to plant and grow while learning at home
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sq. ft. of new community garden area added in 2020
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pounds of produce grown for the community across two urban farm sites in 2020
Scouting & Forecasting: Proactive Pest Prevention in Vegetables

July 29, 2021 6:00 pm

Scouting & Forecasting: Proactive Pest Prevention in Vegetables

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Monitoring pest populations is fundamental to any Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system. Learn...

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Backyard Farm School: Pepper School

August 25, 2021 5:30 pm

Backyard Farm School: Pepper School

Instructors: Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh, Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm, Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm Learn how to grow and care for...

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Garden Get Down

October 7, 2021 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join us for Grow Pittsburgh’s annual event. This year we reflect upon and celebrate the many ways that growing and sharing fresh local food have...

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Scouting & Forecasting: Proactive Pest Prevention in Vegetables

July 29, 2021 6:00 pm

Scouting & Forecasting: Proactive Pest Prevention in Vegetables

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Monitoring pest populations is fundamental to any Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system. Learn how to identify pests early in their life cycle, track regional population trends, and understand...

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Backyard Farm School: Pepper School

August 25, 2021 5:30 pm

Backyard Farm School: Pepper School

Instructors: Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh, Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm, Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm Learn how to grow and care for your home pepper garden that will take your culinary dishes to the next level. Participants will learn...

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Garden Get Down

October 7, 2021 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join us for Grow Pittsburgh’s annual event. This year we reflect upon and celebrate the many ways that growing and sharing fresh local food have helped our community get through the many challenges of the past year-plus. Guests will enjoy a taste...

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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.