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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Free Soil Lead Screening

September 21, 2019 11:00 am

Free Soil Lead Screening

Bring your soil to ACCD at Grow Pittsburgh’s Garden Resource Center to have it instantly tested for lead and arsenic, for free. These two...

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How to Grow & Care for Heirloom Peppers

September 24, 2019 6:00 pm

How to Grow & Care for Heirloom Peppers

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...

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GRC Autumn Celebration

September 28, 2019 12:00 pm

GRC Autumn Celebration

Join us for an Autumn Celebration to mingle with fellow GRC users, enjoy refreshments, and share stories from your garden this past season. Grow...

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Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

October 6, 2019 1:00 pm

Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

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...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

October 8, 2019 3:30 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

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...

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Free Soil Lead Screening

September 21, 2019 11:00 am

Free Soil Lead Screening

Bring your soil to ACCD at Grow Pittsburgh’s Garden Resource Center to have it instantly tested for lead and arsenic, for free. These two contaminants are common in Urban Areas, and bad for health, so it’s always good to check the...

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How to Grow & Care for Heirloom Peppers

September 24, 2019 6:00 pm

How to Grow & Care for Heirloom Peppers

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...

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GRC Autumn Celebration

September 28, 2019 12:00 pm

GRC Autumn Celebration

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...

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Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

October 6, 2019 1:00 pm

Braddock Farms Harvest Festival

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...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

October 8, 2019 3:30 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

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...

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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.