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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Making Natural Dyes

August 27, 2019 6:00 pm

Making Natural Dyes

Come and learn about natural dying techniques using the plants that grow right around you! We will be using commonly found weeds, flowers and...

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Garden Get Down

August 29, 2019 5:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a Garden Get Down celebrating 10 years of our Community Garden Program! Since 2010, we’ve supported 100 gardens...

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Independent Brewing Co. Urban Farm Dinner

September 16, 2019 6:30 pm

Independent Brewing Co. Urban Farm Dinner

Join Independent Brewing Co. for the fifth installment of their partner dinner series. The evening will bring you five courses from Executive...

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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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Making Natural Dyes

August 27, 2019 6:00 pm

Making Natural Dyes

Come and learn about natural dying techniques using the plants that grow right around you! We will be using commonly found weeds, flowers and leaves to dye fabrics.

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Garden Get Down

August 29, 2019 5:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join Grow Pittsburgh for a Garden Get Down celebrating 10 years of our Community Garden Program! Since 2010, we’ve supported 100 gardens, engaging over 2,000 individuals as they’ve grown over 300,000 pounds of food. Your ticket to Garden...

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Independent Brewing Co. Urban Farm Dinner

September 16, 2019 6:30 pm

Independent Brewing Co. Urban Farm Dinner

Join Independent Brewing Co. for the fifth installment of their partner dinner series. The evening will bring you five courses from Executive Chef, Jamilka Borges, paired with a combination of beers and cocktails, using ingredients grown on Grow...

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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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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.