Grow Pittsburgh, in partnership with Braddock Youth Project and Homewood Children’s Village, offers a six-week employment and educational program for high-school aged youth each summer. Students are intimately involved in the workings of the farm from seeding to harvest, additionally learning about leadership, teamwork, and how their actions affect the larger food system.
The Pittsburgh Urban Growers Cooperative (PUGC) emerged to address the primary gaps in our urban farming system and make urban farming more economically sustainable. Please note that PUGC is curently on an indefinite hiatus.
The resources provided in the guide cover a range of topics that one might run into when growing and selling food in Pittsburgh, from rules about zoning or food safety permits to understanding liability or water access. (External Link)