Below you can discover our article archive featuring Grow Pittsburgh’s programs, team members, and community impact. Thanks to all the regional journalists who cover community gardens and urban agriculture.

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Gardening and growing food a form of liberation for the Black community
TribLive |  February 3, 2024

Editorial: Farm-a-Lot program puts land, and people, to good work
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette |  February 10, 2024

Ready to start gardening? First, get your free test for lead in your soil
Pittsburgh union Progress |  April 4, 2024

Women’s Board hosts Safari Sunset to help underserved children
TribLive |  April 10, 2024

Staff Editorial: When community programs flourish, we all do
The Duquesne Duke |  April 11, 2024


A Confluence of Heritage and Growth
Public Source | November 13, 2023

Baby llamas to thrash metal beans: ‘Pittsburgh County Fair’ covers a lot of urban farming ground
WESA | September 18, 2023

Six Farms to Visit this Fall from Soegel’s to Triple B
NEXTpittsburgh | September 12, 2023

The local butterfly ambassador behind the effort to bring back the zebra swallowtail butterfly
CBS Pittsburgh | September 11, 2023

Community Spotlight: Grow Pittsburgh
Rivers of Steel | July, 27, 2023

Youngsters help prepare Verona Community Garden for season 
TribLive, April 11, 2023

Warm weather, will garden: Pittsburgh growers talk about planning and planting a green space 
WESA, April 7, 2023

Allegheny Land Trust acquires more than 120 acres as protected green space
NEXT Pittsburgh, February 16, 2023


Advocates call on Pittsburgh to put $10M towards supporting groups serving the hungry
90.5 WESA, October 20, 2022

Grow Pittsburgh continues supporting urban farms with Garden Get Down
Pittsburgh City Paper, September 22, 2022

Inflation is pushing the cost of food to record highs. Could urban agriculture help?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 18, 2022

A Wilkinsburg group is starting a land bank, hoping for better results than Pittsburgh
Public Source, July 18, 2022

Grow Pittsburgh’s urban farms bringing sustainability to local communities
CBS Pittsburgh, June 21, 2022

Ten Years In Turtle Creek Where I Learned About Community-Making, May 26, 2022

Despite chilly weather, it’s time to start prepping for summer gardens in Pittsburgh
90.5 WESA, March 29, 2022

Ryan Walsh: Feeding neighbors and relieving stress through gardening
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 20, 2022

Pittsburgh breweries team up with well-known local artists to create metal masterpieces 
NEXTpittsburgh, February 9, 2022

35 Pittsburgh environmental groups renew commitment to equity and racial justice
NEXTpittsburgh, January 25, 2022


1% of Pennsylvania farmers are people of color. Changing that could help solve an ag labor shortage
90.5 WESA, December 22, 2021

Since the pandemic, protecting urban green spaces has become even more important in Pittsburgh
90.5 WESA, November 29, 2021

Steelers’ James Washington shows support for Pittsburgh urban farming non-profit helping feed others
WPXI, November 21, 2021

Pa. agriculture officials hope pre-apprenticeships will help to grow and diversify their industry
90.5 WESA, November 18, 2021

Enright Community Garden sale to Allegheny Land Trust permanently protects community space in East Liberty
East Liberty Inc., November 8, 2021

Steelers’ James Washington works to feed communities while helping teach kids how to grow their own food
CBS Sports, October 31, 2021

Second Lady Fetterman, Secretary of Agriculture Promote Health, Food Equity at Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
PA Media, September 15, 2021

Garfield’s Kincaid Street garden to grow ‘in perpetuity’
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 5, 2021

Conservation Nonprofit’s Purchase of Garfield Community Garden Ensures Its Protection for Agricultural Use
90.5 WESA, August 15, 2021

TRALI program protects Pittsburgh’s urban green spaces one garden at a time
Pittsburgh City Paper, August 11, 2021

New Greenhouse in Wilkinsburg Will Grow Food for Needy Communities, Train Urban Farmers
90.5 WESA, July 21, 2021

Blawnox Community Garden hosting free produce giveaways
TribLive, July 12, 2021

Urban Farming and Gardening Flowered in Pittsburgh During the Pandemic
90.5 WESA, June 28, 2021

Pre-Apprenticeship Launches to Help Aspiring Farmers
Lancaster Farming, May 31, 2021

Best of Blawnox hosts seed swap, preps for community garden
TribLive, May 3, 2021

Pirates And Duquesne Light Reopen Urban Garden At PNC Park
KDKA, April 23, 2021

Grants help grow community gardens across Western Pa.
TribLive, April 18, 2021

Teachers ‘Are So Anxious To Get Vaccinated,’ Says Pittsburgh Union President
WESA’s The Confluence, March 8, 2021

First Person: Denele Hughson, Grow Pittsburgh’s New Executive Director
Allegheny Front, February 19, 2021

Denele Hughson is Grow Pittsburgh’s New Executive Director
Pittsburgh Magazine, February 5, 2021

Venture Outdoors Announces the Outdoor Inclusion Coalition
Venture Outdoors Press Release, January 2021

ETC: Grow Pittsburgh’s new leader, Polar Pop for Special Olympics, Dolly Parton encourages reading and more
Next Pittsburgh, January 28, 2021

Homewood native named new executive director of gardening nonprofit Grow Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 17, 2021

Verona group selects spot for community garden, survey out for public input
TribLIVE, January 8, 2021

Grow Pittsburgh School Garden Program