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
new early childhood education gardens created in 2021-22 school year
estimated lbs of food grown across 44 Grow Pittsburgh community gardens in 2022
pounds of food grown in 2022 at our urban farms
February 28, 2023 6:00 pm
Community Outreach & Building People Power for Community Gardens (part of the Grow Pittsburgh “How to Start a Community Garden”...Read more
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.