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Free Soil Education and Soil Lead Screening
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Grow Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Conservation District, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and Women for a Healthy Environment for a Free Soil Education and Soil Lead Screening Event, Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9am-2pm ET! Bring a dry yard soil sample between 9am-12pm and we will screen it for lead! A soil education event will follow, from 12:30-2pm. We will discuss everything soil – including gardening and interacting with soil in an urban and historically industrial environment, soil health, soil contamination from lead and other chemicals or particulates, and methods to reduce harmful exposures among children and adults. Join us, rain or shine! Site address: Braddock Farm Stand (1000 Braddock Avenue, 15104). RSVPs are encouraged but not required. For more information or if interested in providing RSVP, please contact RA-DHSOILSHOP@PA.GOV.