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
Grab & Grow kits delivered to students with everything needed to plant and grow while learning at home
sq. ft. of new community garden area added in 2020
pounds of produce grown for the community across two urban farm sites in 2020
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.