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

September 29, 2021 4:30 pm

Creating Therapeutic Spaces in the Garden

Join Grow Pittsburgh’s School Gardens team to learn about how horticultural therapy techniques can be used in your school garden spaces...

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Garden Get Down

October 7, 2021 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join us for the return of Grow Pittsburgh’s annual event. This year we reflect upon and celebrate the many ways that growing and sharing...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

October 13, 2021 3:00 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

Join us for the 4th annual Shiloh Farm open house! Farm stand customers and community members of all ages are welcome to join Farmers Hanna and...

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Braddock Farms Fall Festival

October 16, 2021 10:00 am

Braddock Farms Fall 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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Backyard Farm School: Preserving School

October 20, 2021 5:00 pm

Backyard Farm School: Preserving School

Instructors: Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm, Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh, and Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm. Now that you have been...

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Creating Therapeutic Spaces in the Garden

September 29, 2021 4:30 pm

Creating Therapeutic Spaces in the Garden

Join Grow Pittsburgh’s School Gardens team to learn about how horticultural therapy techniques can be used in your school garden spaces. About this event We will discuss social emotional learning in the garden, mindfulness and breathing...

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Garden Get Down

October 7, 2021 6:00 pm

Garden Get Down

Join us for the return of Grow Pittsburgh’s annual event. This year we reflect upon and celebrate the many ways that growing and sharing fresh local food are helping our community get through this prolonged, challenging time. Guests will...

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Shiloh Farm Open House

October 13, 2021 3:00 pm

Shiloh Farm Open House

Join us for the 4th annual Shiloh Farm open house! Farm stand customers and community members of all ages are welcome to join Farmers Hanna and Silvan for an evening of free, farm fun. No need to register, just drop by the farm at the corner of...

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Braddock Farms Fall Festival

October 16, 2021 10:00 am

Braddock Farms Fall 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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Backyard Farm School: Preserving School

October 20, 2021 5:00 pm

Backyard Farm School: Preserving School

Instructors: Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm, Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh, and Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm. Now that you have been harvesting from your garden & trying new veggies from the farmer’s markets, come learn about...

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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.