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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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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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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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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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.