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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A Celebration of Seeds: 8th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

February 22, 2020 10:00 am

A Celebration of Seeds: 8th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

Come one, come all! Join Grow Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland for the eighth...

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Urban Maple Sugaring

February 29, 2020 10:00 am

Urban Maple Sugaring

With Nick Lubecki, Braddock Farms Manager Late winter is a great time to get to know maple trees. Our woods have several species which can be...

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Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

March 4, 2020 6:00 pm

Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

Join Grow Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to learn about the new and improved Community Garden Sustainability Fund! Come learn...

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Garden Planning Workshop

March 7, 2020 10:00 am

Garden Planning Workshop

Lead by Chris Kosin Learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own backyard garden. Topics will include: Selecting your growing area...

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Garden Planning

March 7, 2020 10:00 am

Garden Planning

So you are starting a new garden… how do you get started (from either seed or seedling)? Join Chris Kosin to learn the skills and tools that...

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GRC Opening Day

March 14, 2020 9:00 am

GRC Opening Day

Everyone’s favorite tool lending library, the Garden Resource Center, is back for the 2020 growing season! Join us for opening day...

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Starting Seedlings at Home

March 14, 2020 1:00 pm

Starting Seedlings at Home

This workshop is a chance to explore the historic 1897 Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse, then learn all about starting your own seedlings at home this...

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Garden Dreams Community Dinner

March 19, 2020 6:00 pm

Garden Dreams Community Dinner

Come enjoy a great evening with Grow Pittsburgh. We want to hear from current and future customers, and Wilkinsburg neighbors about your opinions...

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A Celebration of Seeds: 8th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

February 22, 2020 10:00 am

A Celebration of Seeds: 8th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

Come one, come all! Join Grow Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland for the eighth annual seed and plant swap! This free event features a selection of seeds and plants for the public...

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Urban Maple Sugaring

February 29, 2020 10:00 am

Urban Maple Sugaring

With Nick Lubecki, Braddock Farms Manager Late winter is a great time to get to know maple trees. Our woods have several species which can be tapped for their sap. Attendees will learn: tree identification, how to tap trees and the proper time of...

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Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

March 4, 2020 6:00 pm

Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

Join Grow Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy to learn about the new and improved Community Garden Sustainability Fund! Come learn about the Community Garden Sustainability Fund and the application process. A brief presentation will...

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Garden Planning Workshop

March 7, 2020 10:00 am

Garden Planning Workshop

Lead by Chris Kosin Learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own backyard garden. Topics will include: Selecting your growing area How much space/how many plants for your household? How to establish a new bed (raised, in-ground...

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Garden Planning

March 7, 2020 10:00 am

Garden Planning

So you are starting a new garden… how do you get started (from either seed or seedling)? Join Chris Kosin to learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own backyard garden. Topics will include: Selecting your growing area How...

Read more
GRC Opening Day

March 14, 2020 9:00 am

GRC Opening Day

Everyone’s favorite tool lending library, the Garden Resource Center, is back for the 2020 growing season! Join us for opening day. Beginning Saturday, March 14, our hours of operation are as follows: Wednesdays, 3 pm – 7 pm Fridays...

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Starting Seedlings at Home

March 14, 2020 1:00 pm

Starting Seedlings at Home

This workshop is a chance to explore the historic 1897 Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse, then learn all about starting your own seedlings at home this year. After a quick tour of the Greenhouse we will move to the Education Center for a hands-on...

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Garden Dreams Community Dinner

March 19, 2020 6:00 pm

Garden Dreams Community Dinner

Come enjoy a great evening with Grow Pittsburgh. We want to hear from current and future customers, and Wilkinsburg neighbors about your opinions and hopes for future programming at the Garden Dreams site. This will be a great opportunity to meet...

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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.