Below you can discover our article archive featuring Grow Pittsburgh’s programs, team members, and community impact. Thanks to all the regional journalists who cover community gardens and urban agriculture.

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2022

Advocates call on Pittsburgh to put $10M towards supporting groups serving the hungry
90.5 WESA, October 20, 2022

Grow Pittsburgh continues supporting urban farms with Garden Get Down
Pittsburgh City Paper, September 22, 2022

Inflation is pushing the cost of food to record highs. Could urban agriculture help?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 18, 2022

A Wilkinsburg group is starting a land bank, hoping for better results than Pittsburgh
Public Source, July 18, 2022

Grow Pittsburgh’s urban farms bringing sustainability to local communities
CBS Pittsburgh, June 21, 2022

Ten Years In Turtle Creek Where I Learned About Community-Making
Publicsource.org, May 26, 2022

Despite chilly weather, it’s time to start prepping for summer gardens in Pittsburgh
90.5 WESA, March 29, 2022

Ryan Walsh: Feeding neighbors and relieving stress through gardening
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 20, 2022

Pittsburgh breweries team up with well-known local artists to create metal masterpieces 
NEXTpittsburgh, February 9, 2022

35 Pittsburgh environmental groups renew commitment to equity and racial justice
NEXTpittsburgh, January 25, 2022

2021

1% of Pennsylvania farmers are people of color. Changing that could help solve an ag labor shortage
90.5 WESA, December 22, 2021

Since the pandemic, protecting urban green spaces has become even more important in Pittsburgh
90.5 WESA, November 29, 2021

Steelers’ James Washington shows support for Pittsburgh urban farming non-profit helping feed others
WPXI, November 21, 2021

Pa. agriculture officials hope pre-apprenticeships will help to grow and diversify their industry
90.5 WESA, November 18, 2021

Enright Community Garden sale to Allegheny Land Trust permanently protects community space in East Liberty
East Liberty Inc., November 8, 2021

Steelers’ James Washington works to feed communities while helping teach kids how to grow their own food
CBS Sports, October 31, 2021

Second Lady Fetterman, Secretary of Agriculture Promote Health, Food Equity at Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
PA Media, September 15, 2021

Garfield’s Kincaid Street garden to grow ‘in perpetuity’
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 5, 2021

Conservation Nonprofit’s Purchase of Garfield Community Garden Ensures Its Protection for Agricultural Use
90.5 WESA, August 15, 2021

TRALI program protects Pittsburgh’s urban green spaces one garden at a time
Pittsburgh City Paper, August 11, 2021

New Greenhouse in Wilkinsburg Will Grow Food for Needy Communities, Train Urban Farmers
90.5 WESA, July 21, 2021

Blawnox Community Garden hosting free produce giveaways
TribLive, July 12, 2021

Urban Farming and Gardening Flowered in Pittsburgh During the Pandemic
90.5 WESA, June 28, 2021

Pre-Apprenticeship Launches to Help Aspiring Farmers
Lancaster Farming, May 31, 2021

Best of Blawnox hosts seed swap, preps for community garden
TribLive, May 3, 2021

Pirates And Duquesne Light Reopen Urban Garden At PNC Park
KDKA, April 23, 2021

Grants help grow community gardens across Western Pa.
TribLive, April 18, 2021

Teachers ‘Are So Anxious To Get Vaccinated,’ Says Pittsburgh Union President
WESA’s The Confluence, March 8, 2021

First Person: Denele Hughson, Grow Pittsburgh’s New Executive Director
Allegheny Front, February 19, 2021

Denele Hughson is Grow Pittsburgh’s New Executive Director
Pittsburgh Magazine, February 5, 2021

Venture Outdoors Announces the Outdoor Inclusion Coalition
Venture Outdoors Press Release, January 2021

ETC: Grow Pittsburgh’s new leader, Polar Pop for Special Olympics, Dolly Parton encourages reading and more
Next Pittsburgh, January 28, 2021

Homewood native named new executive director of gardening nonprofit Grow Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 17, 2021

Verona group selects spot for community garden, survey out for public input
TribLIVE, January 8, 2021

2020

Clubhouse garden grows community
Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, November 6, 2020

Grow Pittsburgh Builds New Greenhouses and Agricultural Hub in Wilkinsburg
Press release, October 15, 2020

On a Positive Note: Volunteers in Turtle Creek Turn Overgrown Baseball Field into Community Garden
KDKA News, September 17, 2020

Pittsburgh’s Black farmers work to grow a new future
Pittsburgh Media Partnership, September 11, 2020

While investment dollars remain scarce, Mon Valley communities test a new form of currency
90.5 WESA, August 4, 2020

Best of the Burgh: addressing inequities through gardens
Pittsburgh Magazine, July 22, 2020

31 Pittsburgh environmental groups on justice, race and responsbility
Next Pittsburgh, June 18, 2020

Business as Unusual in Wilkinsburg
Wilkinsburg Sun, May 2020

TRALI Protects EastField Cooperative Garden in East Liberty Neighborhood
Allegheny Land Trust and Grow Pittsburgh Press Release, April 20, 2020

10 green things that could return Pittsburgh to the jungle
Local Pittsburgh, April 20, 2020

URA awards $850,000 to fund neighborhood projects
Next Pittsburgh, February 6, 2020

URA announces Neighborhood Initiatives Fund projects
WTAE, February 4, 2020

Grow Pittsburgh Takes Reins at Garden Dreams
Wilkinsburg Sun, February 2020

Grow Pittsburgh to keep Wilkinsburg’s Garden Dreams alive
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 15, 2020

Grow Pittsburgh School Garden Program