Sep 8: Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour

The Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour highlights the agricultural production capacity in urbanized areas of Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods.  This self-guided tour provides a unique opportunity to connect with local food and farmers on commercial farms, community gardens, and apiaries throughout Pittsburgh.  Featured neighborhoods include the East End, Garfield, South Side, and North Shore.  Choose your own course and bike or drive to each destination. 

Organized by the East End Food Co-op (EEFC), Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC), and Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), the tour’s purpose is to promote urban agriculture as a viable means for food production, build connections between consumers and farmers, and support the future of farming. 

Urban farms have a significant impact on the food system, local economy, and urban environment. To ensure the farmers who manage these plots have access to resources and capital they need to be successful, proceeds from the Farm Tour will provide an honorarium for each participating farm and fund a new Urban Growers Scholarship. 

Join us to see these once vacant lots now revived into beautiful, productive spaces! 

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or any subset of that, at your own pace). Select locations will have refreshments, items for sale, and offer demonstrations. Admission is $15/person;  kids 12 and under are free. Purchase tickets here Event is rain or shine.  Sponsored by Trellis Legal, Sustainable PittsburghConstruction JunctionFour Seasons Produce, and Healthy Ride Pittsburgh.  

Participating Farms:
        African Healing Garden
        Ballfield Farm
        Bandi Schaum
        Black Urban Gardeners & Farmers Co-op
        Braddock Farms
        Burgh Bees Apiary
        Centervue Gardens
        Drew Mathieson Center
        Garden Dreams Urban Farm & Nursery
        Garfield Community Farm
        Hilltop Urban Farm
        Mt. Oliver Community Garden
        Shiloh Farm
        Steel City Soils

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