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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Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

April 21, 2018 12:00 am

Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

Come peruse the plants and enjoy the magnificent grounds at The Frick Pittsburgh. You can read more about the Seedling Sale here. Note: The Frick...

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Braddock Farms Summer Kick-off

June 3, 2018 10:00 am

Braddock Farms Summer Kick-off
Urban Chicken Keeping

June 13, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Chicken Keeping

There are many great benefits to raising chickens in your backyard. Chickens are inexpensive and easy to maintain, and their eggs are fresh...

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June 30, 2018 10:00 am

Garden Resource Center Supply Sale

Now with nearly 300 active users, the Garden Resource Center is growing every day and our little blue shipping container is bursting at the seams...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 4, 2018 10:00 am

Shiloh Farm Open House

Interested in learning more about Grow Pittsburgh’s Shiloh Farm? Want to know how we grow food? Come meet us on August 4th! We’ll be...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farms and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting.

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Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

April 21, 2018 12:00 am

Seedling Sale at The Frick Pittsburgh Greenhouse

Come peruse the plants and enjoy the magnificent grounds at The Frick Pittsburgh. You can read more about the Seedling Sale here. Note: The Frick Pittsburgh is closed Mondays.

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Braddock Farms Summer Kick-off

June 3, 2018 10:00 am

Braddock Farms Summer Kick-off
Urban Chicken Keeping

June 13, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Chicken Keeping

There are many great benefits to raising chickens in your backyard. Chickens are inexpensive and easy to maintain, and their eggs are fresh, great-tasting & nutritious. Participants will leave this workshop with the knowledge they need to...

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June 30, 2018 10:00 am

Garden Resource Center Supply Sale

Now with nearly 300 active users, the Garden Resource Center is growing every day and our little blue shipping container is bursting at the seams with gardening supplies galore! On June 30, the GRC will be hosting a Garden Tool and Supply Yard...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

August 4, 2018 10:00 am

Shiloh Farm Open House

Interested in learning more about Grow Pittsburgh’s Shiloh Farm? Want to know how we grow food? Come meet us on August 4th! We’ll be grilling some food including our farm fresh veggies. Feel free to bring a dish to share. Participate...

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Urban Goat Keeping

August 29, 2018 5:30 pm

Urban Goat Keeping

Visit beautiful Churchview Farms and learn about keeping goats healthy in an urban setting.

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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.