Paw Paw Parties at Garden Dreams

Garden Dreams 806 Holland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221, Pittsburgh, PA

Have you ever tasted a pawpaw? Do you know what a pawpaw is? Come to Garden Dreams Tuesdays 4:30-6:30pm starting September 13th to sample local pawpaws as they ripen. Gabrielle Marsden will explain their anachronistic ways and discuss the beautiful zebra swallowtail butterfly that will soon return to Pittsburgh after an absence of a hundred […]

5th Annual Braddock Farms Fall Festival

Braddock Farms 1000 Braddock Avenue, Braddock, PA 15104, Braddock, PA

Join us to celebrate 15 years of providing fresh produce, job training, and environmental improvement at Braddock Farms. Amongst the many activities, participate in the MONSTER Vegetable and the Fall Dessert contests. MONSTER Vegetable Contest! • Enter the biggest &/ or funkiest vegetables from your garden* to the farm! • SURPRISE US - all vegetables […]

Using Soil Amendments & Cover Crops in the Fall

Grow Pittsburgh's Garden Resource Center 147 Putnam St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, Pittsburgh, PA

Join Grow Pittsburgh at the Garden Resource Center to get your questions answered and get advice about using amendments, and fertilizers.

Monthly Volunteer Project: Braddock Farms Workday

Braddock Farms 1000 Braddock Ave., Braddock, PA

Braddock Farms is located at 1000 Braddock Avenue, Braddock PA, 15104. The type of volunteer work you can expect: Mulching pathways, weeding and cultivating garden beds, general clean-up and beautification of the farm and the surrounding area, flower plantings, etc. We encourage everyone to bring a water bottle and wear clothes that they don't mind […]


Backyard Farm School: Urban Root Cellar

Braddock Farms 1000 Braddock Avenue, Braddock, PA 15104, Braddock, PA

Farmer Nick shows you how you can eat fresh local vegetables all winter long! We will talk about what local vegetables to stock up on at the farmers market for putting up in your cellar, preparing an unheated area in your house for long-term winter storage, and how to properly store the vegetables.  While it's […]


Soil Testing

Garden Resource Center 147 Putnam St, Pittsburgh, PA

Drop off a soil sample at the GRC to test the levels of various nutrients in your backyard soil. Learn here how to pull the soil sample.   Hours: 10/21, 3:00-6:00 10/22, 11:00-3:00 Register here