Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

May 2021

Mother’s Day Seedling Sale

May 7 - May 9
The Frick Pittsburgh, 7227 Reynolds St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
+ Google Map

Join us Mother's Day Weekend to shop our full 2021 Sale Catalog on the beautiful grounds of The Frick Pittsburgh. This year's sale features over 150 varieties of perennial & annual herbs, fruits, vegetables, and flowers! We are also excited to offer over 25 varieties of peppers and 30 tomato varieties (mostly heirloom). All of our seedlings are grown according to organic standards. Sale dates and hours are as follows: Friday, May 7: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday, May…

Find out more »

Backyard Farm School: How to Grow a Chef’s Herb Garden

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Instructors: Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh and Tara Rockacy & Chef Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm Learn how to grow and care for your home herb garden to take your culinary dishes to the next level this season. 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 will share her favorites uses and recipe, along with samples. Everyone will take home herb seedlings…

Find out more »

Harvesting & Packing for Food Safety & Quality Control

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Braddock Farms, 1000 Braddock Ave.
Braddock, PA United States
+ Google Map

Join us to learn about the principles and practices that contribute to efficient harvest while maintaining food safety and storability. This session is part of a year-long series of workshops called “Growing to the Next Level,” held in partnership wit Pasa. Learn more and register on Pasa's website.

Find out more »

June 2021

Free Soil Lead Screening

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garden Resource Center, 147 Putnam St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
+ Google Map

Bring your soil to the Garden Resource Center to have it tested for lead and arsenic with Allegheny County Conservation District. These two contaminants are common in urban soil, and are bad for health, so it's always good to check the soil in your yard and garden areas to be safe. To promote safe social distancing, registration is required. Please register here. After you register, we will contact you with detailed instructions on how to prepare, label, and drop off…

Find out more »

Managing Weeds in Vegetable Crops: Prevention & Intervention

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Weed pressure is a challenge on any vegetable farm, and it can be especially difficult for organic operations. Join us for a virtual presentation from two vegetable farm managers. They discuss both preventative approaches and intervention strategies for controlling weeds in vegetable production, including: Stale seed bedding with tarps and flame weeders Mulching with straw, leaves, and roller-crimped cover crops Hand and tractor cultivation tools Underseeding Incorporating animals Integrated Weed Management Speakers Dan Kemper manages all vegetable production fields at Rodale Institute Headquarters.…

Find out more »

Backyard Farm School: Urban Chicken Keeping

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Shiloh Farm, 7211 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Instructors: Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh & Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm There are many great benefits to raising chickens in your backyard. Chickens are inexpensive and easy to maintain, and their eggs are beautiful, great-tasting & nutritious. Participants will leave this workshop with the knowledge they need to raise their own flock. Register on Eventbrite here. Backyard Farm School is an expanded monthly learning series, put on by Churchview Farm and Grow Pittsburgh. Farmers Tara (Churchview) and Hanna (Grow…

Find out more »

July 2021

4th Annual Braddock Farms Zucchini Festival

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Braddock Farms, 1000 Braddock Ave.
Braddock, PA United States
+ Google Map

Join the Grow Pittsburgh farm production team for a celebration of all things zucchini at the 4th Annual Braddock Farms Zucchini Festival! Enjoy an array of zucchini-themed activities from crafts and refreshments, to a zucchini home run derby and biggest zucchini contest, and more! Got a big zucchini growing in your garden? Bring it to the festival to enter it into the contest. Past winning zukes have surpassed 7 pounds! Our weekly Saturday farm stand will also be taking place…

Find out more »

Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour 2021

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - July 24 @ 3:00 pm
East End Food Co-op, 7516 Meade St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208 United States
+ Google Map

East End Food Co-op, Grow Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, and Pasa Sustainable Ag invite you to the 5th Annual Urban Farm Tour! This year's Farm Tour will consist of several different events throughout PA Urban Ag Week, July 19 - July 24, including workshops crafted specifically for growers, as well as public tours open to all urban ag supporters! Be sure to check back in, as new events may be added! REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE HERE Please register for each…

Find out more »

Backyard Farm School: Tomato School

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Churchview Farm, 3897 Churchview Avenue Extension
Pittsburgh, PA 15236 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Instructors: Hanna Mosca of Grow Pittsburgh, Tara Rockacy of Churchview Farm, Csilla Thackray of Churchview Farm, and Barb Kline of Allegheny County Penn State Master Gardeners Learn how to grow and care for your home tomato garden. Farmers Tara, Hanna & Barb will guide participants through the CVF tomato field and discuss everything from seed selection and transplanting, to trellising and pruning, harvesting best practices, to pest and disease management. Chef Csilla will share insight into favorite preparations & uses.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events