You’re invited to the 6th Annual Braddock Farm Fall Festival on Saturday, October 7th from 10:00AM-2:00PM at Braddock Farms (1000 Braddock Ave, 15104). A FREE, community, and family-friendly celebration of the Fall Harvest season. Join us for food, crafts, games, pumpkins, demos, and much more! FREE street parking is available along Braddock Ave. This event […]
Growing staple crops to feed your friends and family is possible in a small space! In this hands on workshop, Jordan Tony of Homegrown Handgathered will show participants how to grow, harvest, store and process heirloom grain corn on a small scale to make delicious and nutritious meals like tacos, polenta, cornbread and more.
Apples thrive in our region in the late summer and fall. Come learn how to preserve some of that delicious abundance by making and canning homemade applesauce. In this workshop, we will go over the process of preparing and cooking down apples into applesauce. We will also demonstrate how to use the water bath canning […]
Join us for our Monthly Volunteer Project at Braddock Farms. Open to anyone wanting to volunteer with Grow Pittsburgh. 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 […]
Participants will partake in an exploration of paper-making processes and Japanese knotweed invasion history while creating sheets of handmade paper using sustainable practices. Participants of all ages will assist in beating garden waste and invasive plant fibers to a pulp! They will also make sheets of paper by hand and embellish the paper with a […]
The harvest season is near and it's the perfect time to learn how to ferment autumn's vegetables! Join Trevor Ring, founder of Community Cultures, in this introductory fermentation workshop to learn about the power of using microbes to harness creativity and flavor. The focus of this workshop will be on sauerkraut and brined vegetables--participants will […]
Mushrooms are quick and easy to grow inside any time of year, providing fresh and delicious mushrooms in as little as a month. In this hands-on workshop we will go over the equipment and techniques needed for successfully setting up a simple growing chamber for cultivating mushrooms on straw or other common garden materials. Participants […]