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July 2020

Webinar: Low Maintenance Gardening Techniques

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this webinar you'll learn ways to tips and tricks to make less work for yourself in the garden throughout the season. This is presented as a part of the Community Garden Network's ongoing education series, but is open to all gardeners. To join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84900162138  

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Herb School – Backyard Farm School

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
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Learn how to grow and care for your home herb garden to take your culinary dishes to the next level this season. This workshop was a hit when we hosted it in 2019 (How to Grow a Chef’s Herb Garden) and we’re excited to bring it back. Participants will tour the farm, focusing on the herb garden. Tara and Hanna will discuss herbs cultivated at both Churchview and Grow Pittsburgh, and Chef Csilla Thackray (Legume Bistro) will share her favorites…

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Tomato School Part 1: Backyard Farm School

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
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Join us for (Backyard) Farm School, a monthly learning series at Churchview Farm. Farmers Tara (Churchview) and Hanna (Grow Pittsburgh) will be joined by local chefs and special guest farmers to lead this season-long workshop series. July and August 2020: Tomato School - This in-depth workshop will be held in two parts. Churchview is famous for our 140 + varieties of heirloom tomatoes and we’re excited to share everything we know about our favorite (and most high maintenance) crop. For…

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Webinar: Ensuring Urban Agriculture Sites Remain Protected Community Assets

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Check in with the Three Rivers Agricultural Land Initiative to learn more about urban agriculture projects protected in the Pittsburgh region and what you can do to ensure that community gardens and urban farms remain community assets long term. If you're interested in protecting community gardens and urban farms, part of a group working on community land trusts or an organization that supports urban agriculture, or a municipal official, this webinar's for you. Background: TRALI is a partnership between Grow…

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August 2020

Community Garden New Garden Program Info Session

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Do you want to start a community food garden in your neighborhood? Grow Pittsburgh supports new garden groups with the skills and materials they need to start thriving community gardens. Join us for a free virtual info session to learn more about the two-year program, get your application questions answered, and more. To join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87293111191

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Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Are you a member of a community food garden? Could your garden use some support to become more sustainable? Round 2 of our Community Garden Sustainability Fund is accepting applications through September 1! Join us for a free info session to get all of your application questions answered. To join the webinar, click HERE.

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Tomato School Part 2: Backyard Farm School

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
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Join us for (Backyard) Farm School, a monthly learning series at Churchview Farm. Farmers Tara (Churchview) and Hanna (Grow Pittsburgh) will be joined by local chefs and special guest farmers to lead this season-long workshop series. July and August 2020: Tomato School - This in-depth workshop will be held in two parts. Churchview is famous for our 140 + varieties of heirloom tomatoes and we’re excited to share everything we know about our favorite (and most high maintenance) crop. For…

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September 2020

Backyard Farm School – Pepper School

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
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Join us for (Backyard) Farm School, a monthly learning series at Churchview Farm in collaboration with our friends at Grow Pittsburgh . Farmers Tara (Churchview) and Hanna (Grow Pittsburgh) will be joined by local chefs and special guest farmers to lead this season-long workshop series. Learn how to grow and care for your home pepper garden that will take your culinary dishes to the next level. Participants will learn about seeding and cultivating, in both in-ground beds and containers! We…

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Webinar: Urban Root Cellaring Workshop

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Eat fresh local vegetables all winter long! Join Farmer Nick, Braddock Farms Manager, to learn about the ancient technique of root cellaring. You can store veggies without electricity even in the city! 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 its too late in the season to…

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