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.
- Combating Food Insecurity
- Helping the Environment
- Eliminating Food Deserts
- Tackling Poor Nutrition Habits
- Helping Families Save Money
- Creating a Sense of Place
September 24, 2019 6:00 pm
Come and learn how to grow heirloom peppers like a professional! Learn how to grow and care for your home pepper garden that will take your culinary dishes to the next level. Participants will learn about seeding and cultivating, in both...Read more
September 28, 2019 12:00 pm
Join us for an Autumn Celebration to mingle with fellow GRC users, enjoy refreshments, and share stories from your garden this past season. Grow Pittsburgh will honor the dedicated volunteers who made this a great season with 2,446 tool rentals...Read more
October 6, 2019 1:00 pm
Join us at Braddock Farms for an end of season celebration of this season’s bounty and all of those who made it possible! Go on a farm tour, compete in the Farm Olympics, try your hand at pumpkin painting and corn husk dolls, get your face...Read more
October 8, 2019 3:30 pm
For the third year running, Shiloh Farm will host farm stand customers and community members of all ages in for an Open House! Join Farmers Hanna and Silvan for an evening of free, farm fun. The event will feature farm tours, food, face painting...Read more