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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GRC Volunteer Orientation

June 27, 2018 1:00 pm

GRC Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at the GRC?  Volunteers are crucial to our success and you’ll also be eligible for some great...

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June 30, 2018 10:00 am

Garden Resource Center Yard Sale

Now with nearly 300 active users, the Garden Resource Center is growing every day and our little blue shipping container is bursting at the seams...

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GRC Volunteer Orientation

July 12, 2018 5:00 pm

GRC Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at the GRC?  Volunteers are crucial to our success and you’ll also be eligible for some great...

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Succession Planting

July 12, 2018 6:00 pm

Succession Planting

Learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by efficient use of space and timing. Manage crop...

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Fermentation Workshop

July 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Fermentation Workshop

Almost any vegetable can be fermented! Fermenting fresh produce is a great way to have nutritious food all year round. Come and learn safe...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 4, 2018 10:00 am

Shiloh Farm Open House

For the second year in a row, Shiloh Farm will host farm stand customers and community members of all ages in for an Open House! Meet our new Farm...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farms and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting. Registration information will be available in July...

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GRC Volunteer Orientation

June 27, 2018 1:00 pm

GRC Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at the GRC?  Volunteers are crucial to our success and you’ll also be eligible for some great perks. Find out more at this orientation session! Contact GRC Coordinator Raqueeb Bey for more...

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June 30, 2018 10:00 am

Garden Resource Center Yard Sale

Now with nearly 300 active users, the Garden Resource Center is growing every day and our little blue shipping container is bursting at the seams with gardening supplies galore! On June 30, the GRC will be hosting a Garden Tool and Supply Yard...

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GRC Volunteer Orientation

July 12, 2018 5:00 pm

GRC Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at the GRC?  Volunteers are crucial to our success and you’ll also be eligible for some great perks. Find out more at this orientation session! Contact GRC Coordinator Raqueeb Bey for more...

Read more
Succession Planting

July 12, 2018 6:00 pm

Succession Planting

Learn how to increase the production of your garden space with successful succession planting by efficient use of space and timing. Manage crop rotation throughout the season to get the most out of your garden space.

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Fermentation Workshop

July 21, 2018 1:00 pm

Fermentation Workshop

Almost any vegetable can be fermented! Fermenting fresh produce is a great way to have nutritious food all year round. Come and learn safe fermenting techniques and discover new recipes with Justin Lubecki, of Ferment Pittsburgh.  

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 4, 2018 10:00 am

Shiloh Farm Open House

For the second year in a row, Shiloh Farm will host farm stand customers and community members of all ages in for an Open House! Meet our new Farm Manager, Hanna Mosca, who has been involved in garden programming in Homewood through Phipps, The...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farms and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting. Registration information will be available in July. Check back soon!

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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.