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August 2020

Community Garden Sustainability Fund Application Info Session

August 8, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

Virtual Fall Festival Week

October 12, 2020 - October 16, 2020

Join us on social media for a week of fall farm festivities: Video tutorials released throughout the week will include how-tos for natural, fall-themed crafts, everything you need to know about planting garlic and how to mill sorghum. Stay tuned for more details! Pittsburgh Pumpkin Contest: Are you growing pumpkins at home this year? Maybe they're extra cute and small? Or perhaps you're on a mission to grow the biggest pumpkin in the Burgh this fall! Are your pumpkins just all-around…

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February 2021

Webinar: Urban Maple Sugaring

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Late winter is a great time to get to know maple trees. Our woods have several species which can be tapped for their sap. In this workshop, attendees will learn tree identification, how to tap trees and the proper time of year when the sap flows. We will also discuss how to cook with maple sap and of course how to boil it down for syrup. Join us on Zoom, passcode: 584537

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Master Composter Certification Info Session

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Is your compost pile sluggish or neglected? Do you have kitchen scraps or yard waste you wish you could put to good use? Just wish you knew more about beneficial microbes? Look no further! Join this session to learn more about Grow Pittsburgh’s Master Composter certification program. This information session will include a short presentation and time for Q&A for folks interested in learning more.

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Webinar: Social Media for Community and School Gardens

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

If you're involved in a Community or School Garden and curious about how to use Facebook and Instagram to connect with your gardeners, especially in socially distanced times, this webinar's for you. We'll be covering some of the basics of social media and specifics on how we recommend using these tools to engage with your communities. There'll also be time for Q&A at the end. Join us on Zoom, passcode: 214266

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Webinar: Crop Planning for Increased Production

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$5 – $10

Grow more food with limited space! If you’re a beginning farmer or proficient gardener looking to step up your space’s food production in 2021, this is the place to start! Learn strategies to make the most of your small farm or garden space through improved crop planning. This webinar will cover: strategies to increase production in limited space defining production goals planning for the entire growing season crop selections to increase production succession planting This session is part of a…

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