Community and School Gardens of Southwestern PA

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Adat Shalom's Community Garden368 Guys Run Rd., Cheswick, PA
Squirrel Hill
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Landon Depalo (Garden Manager)
Addit Contact Person: Jill Rook (Executive Director)
African Liberation GardenN Murtland St & Hermitage St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Homewood
Location Details: On the corner of Hermitage & N Murtland St. diagonally across from Westinghouse High School
Est.: 1996
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Contact Person: Ayanna Rauf
Addit Contact Person: Rahim Jones
Allison Park Elementary Community Garden803 McGovern Rd Houston, PA 15342
Houston, PA
Location Details: We are located in the courtyard behind the library. We ave four raised beds that are 4'x8'.
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Amanda
Amity Harvest Community GardenAmity St & E 7th Ave, Homestead, PA 15120
Homestead, PA
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: In-ground and raised beds
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Ellie Gumlock
https://www.facebook.com/AmityHarvestCommunityGarden
Avonworth Middle School258 Joseph's Lane Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Ohio Township
Location Details: We currently have 2 raised beds that are 4x8 and will soon be expanding to 4. We also have herbs in large pots. We are located behind the school.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Sheila Applegate
http://www.avonworthplants.weebly.com
Ballfield FarmDanbury St and Crispen St, Pittsburgh, PA 15214
Northside
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground
Fee: $15/person, $30/household
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Gavin Deming
http://www.ballfieldfarm.com
Beechview Community Garden811 Rockland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Beechview
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 30-35 Raised
Fee: $30
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Rachel Romano
Bellevue Community Friendship Garden629 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue, PA, 15202
Bellevue (behind YMCA)
Est.: 2005
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 20 Raised beds
Fee: $25 annual fee/bed
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: North Boroughs YMCA
Bethel Park Garden5449 Willow street , Bethel Park Pa 15102
Bethel Park
Garden Type: Not specified
Contact Person: Diane Ford
Boaz Fields5301 Park Ave Bethel Park, PA 15102
Bethel Park
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Beds: in-ground
Contact Person: Becky Henninger
Addit Contact Person: Kate Snyder
http://shim-center.org/programs/boaz-fields/
Borland Green CooperativeBlack St. & Beatty St., Pittsburgh, PA 15206
East Liberty
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Food Forest: Incorporates fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennials used for edible and medicinal purposes
Beds: 40ft. x 40ft. garden, urban food forest and pollinator garden
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Maria Piantanida
Addit Contact Person: Pat Buddemeyer
Boxy Caufield Memorial Garden600 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Central Northside
Location Details: between YMCA and bed & breakfast
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Raised beds
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: YMCA residents and members
Contact Person: Mary Collins
Addit Contact Person: Rodney Tucker
Boyce Road Community Gardens1500 Boyce Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Upper St. Clair
Location Details: Across from Boyce Middle School
Est.: 1975
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 65 beds 40'x40 in ground
Fee: $5 membership + $15 per plot
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Jerry Kinder
Brighton Heights Community Garden3515 McClure Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Brighton Heights
Location Details: Located behind senior citizen center
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: 16 beds, 8'x4'
Space Available?: full, but we keep a waiting list
Contact Person: Adam Hnatkovich
Carnegie Elementary School301 Franklin Ave Carnegie, PA 15106
Carnegie
Location Details: Located in the back southern facing side of the building. There are four 3x6 raised beds and in ground beds making a C and an E with a total area of 3'x60'
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
Center for Hope garden740 Alley 1 Ambridge, PA 15003
Garden Type: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Contact Person: Sue and Dave
Centre Ave YMCA Garden2621 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Hill District
Location Details: City Growers
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Contact Person: Rayden Sorock
Clairton CommUNITY Jubilee Garden320 St Clair Ave, Clairton, PA 15025
Clairton, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: in-ground and raised beds
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Joyce Hammons
Clairton Education Center501 Waddell Ave Clairton, PA 15025
Clairton PA
Location Details: Four 3'x6' raised beds in playground/football field area.
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
Colfax Elementary2332 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Squirrel Hill
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Farmer Jim Rowell
Common Ground Community Agriculture1950 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
South Hills
Location Details: Common Ground is located on the historic Gilfillan Farm.
The parking lot and farm gate is located off Orr Road, just opposite the Westminster Church parking lot.Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
2013
Location Details: 2 acres in production
Beds: Register to volunteer at
www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/volunteer
select 'Common Ground' groups and individuals, children 7 and up
Location Details: Sue Myers
Est.: commongroundpa@gmail.com 412-563-GROW
Fee: www.growgathergive.org
Space Available?: RANGE_INTERPOLATED
Community Day School of Pittsburgh6424 Forward Ave, Pgh, PA 15217
Squirrel Hill
Garden Type: School Garden
Coraopolis Community Garden411 Broadway St, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Coraopolis, PA
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground row crops, edible landscaping
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Randon Willard
Addit Contact Person: Lisa Nutt
Dilworth Traditional Academy6200 Stanton Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15206
Highland Park
Est.: 2006
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Molly McHolme
Dwayne Cooper Garden of HopeFrancis St. and Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Hill District
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 20 beds, 3'x12'
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Dewitt Walton
Earl Brooks Community Garden222 Robinson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213
West Oakland
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 5 beds 4'x12'
Restrictions?: Those who help garden can harvest. Primarily for residents of the West Oakland neighborhood.
Contact Person: Barbara Brewton
East Allegheny North Side Community Garden622 Thropp Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
East Allegheny North Side
Garden Type: Not specified
Contact Person: Randy Strothman
EastField Co-operative Garden5543 Black St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
East Liberty
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised beds; Community plots, includes Sojourner House MOMS residents
Fee: No fee if volunteer, contributions welcome
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Gary Cirrincione
Elizabeth Lytle GardenElizabeth & Lytle. St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Hazelwood
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Not specified
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Elliott Community Garden706 Lorenz Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Elliott
Garden Type: Not specified
Enright GardenS. Clair St and Topaz St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
East Liberty
Est.: 2007
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised beds
Fee: $20 fee / plot
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Kim Wynnyckyj, Whole Foods; Sallyann Kluz
FCPC Hunger Ministries Pantry Garden384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Fox Chapel
Location Details: Behind church on Springhouse Lane
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Beds: in-ground
Contact Person: Julianne Fallert
Fineview Community Garden15 Carrie Street, PA 15214
Fineview
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: $5
Fee: Yes
Contact Person: Diann Stell Malcolm
Fire House Farm2406 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Pgh, PA 15234
Overbrook
Location Details: At the Accamando Community Center
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 11 3' x 12', and 20' x 40' garden
Contact Person: Carol Anthony
Addit Contact Person: John Rudiak
Flowers Avenue Garden340 Flowers Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Hazelwood
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Not specified
Beds: In-ground
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Fort LeBoeuf Middle School865 Cherry St. Waterford, PA 16441
Waterford, PA
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Mr. Marc Van Doren
Frazier FarmsFrazier St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
South Oakland
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 6 Beds, Pumpkin patch and Herb garden
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Tara Sherry-Torres
Garden on GearingGearing Ave and Freeland Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Beltzhoover
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: Not specified
Contact Person: Gordon Hodnett
Garfield Community FarmWicklow St and Cornwall St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
Garfield
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 30 Raised Beds
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: John Creasy
Hamnett Place Community Garden502 Jeanette St, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Hamnett Place, Wilkinsburg
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised beds
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Wilkinsburg residents
Contact Person: Rachel Courtney
Harmar GardenHarmar St. and Wiggins St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Polish Hill
Location Details: At the intersection of Harmar, Wiggins, and Pulawski streets.
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: about 12 in-ground beds
Fee: $10 fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Leslie Clague
Addit Contact Person: Valerie Testa
Hazelwood Food Forest4700 Irvine St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Hazelwood
Garden Type: Food Forest: Incorporates fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennials used for edible and medicinal purposes
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Juliette Jones
Hazelwood Urban GardensWest Elizabeth and Lytle, Hazelwood 15207
Hazelwood
Est.: 2007
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Some raised beds
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: for Hazelwood residents
Contact Person: 5000 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
http://hazelwoodurbangardens.blogspot.com.
Healcrest Urban FarmHillcrest St & N Pacific Ave, Pittsburgh 15224
Garfield Heights
Est.: 2004
Garden Type: Other
Beds: Community-based herb gardens with 2 part-time garden managers
Space Available?: No individual plots available
Volunteers?: We welcome volunteers in exchange for herbal CSA share. Volunteers hours Weekly 3-7pm and weekends between 11am-4pm.
Contact Person: Meg Graham
http://www.healcrest.wordpress.com
Heth's Playground1118 Chislett Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Morningside
Est.: Late 1980s
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: No fee, but members enter into agreement with the City to maintain site
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Kathleen Herdman
Highland Park Community Garden6326 Stanton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Highland Park
Est.: 1970s
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: No fee, but members enter into agreement with the City to maintain site
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Kathleen Herdman
Iroquois Elementary School4231 Morse St. Erie, PA 16511
Lawrence Park
Est.: 2007
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Katherine Hall
http://Our chool website is www.isd.iu5.org
Jubilee Soup Kitchen Garden2005 Wyandotte Street, Pittsburgh, PA
Uptown
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Raised beds, orchard
Contact Person: Sister Liguori Rossner
Kilday Way Garden507 Lockhart, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Deutschtown
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 5'x8' Raised beds
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Jamie Shipley
Kincaid Street Community Gardens5414 Kincaid Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Garfield
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 5 5'x5'; 1 5'x4'; 2 9'x3'; 3 12'x4''; 1 10'x3', 1 10'x2', 1 7'x2'; 1 9'x4'
Fee: $10, reimbursed at end of growing season
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: Garfield residents are given first priority for beds, then residents from surrounding neighborhoods. Anyone can volunteer - contact coordinators for details.
Contact Person: Leah Thill
Addit Contact Person: Minette Vaccariello
http://gcatpgh.com/gator-gardens/
Ladora WayLanghorn and Ladora Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Hazelwood
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Raised
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Larimer Community GardenLarimer Ave and Mayflower St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Larimer
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 36 Raised beds, 12'x3'
Fee: $10 per plot
Space Available?: Yes
Lawrenceville Community Gardens42nd St. and Sherrod St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Lawrenceville
Est.: Approximately 1988
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: In ground and raised beds
Fee: $10 Base Fee + $.05 per square foot
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: priority to Lawrenceville residents
Contact Person: Duncan MacDiarmid
Lawrenceville Organic Community Garden: Allegheny Cemetery5090 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Upper Lawrenceville
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground Beds
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Deirdre Kane
Lawrenceville Organic Community Garden: McCandless AveMcCandless Ave. & Natrona Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Upper Lawrenceville
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 8 raised beds
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Deirdre Kane
http://facebook.com/groups/lvgarden
MAMS Community Garden800 Thurston Road, Meadville, PA 16335
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Kerstin Martin
http://farmmeadville.com/directory/community-gardens/community-garden-at-the-marc/
Manchester Community Garden1321-1325 Page St (corner of Page and Manhattan), Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Manchester
Garden Type: Not specified
Beds: School and residents' vegetable garden
Contact Person: Michelle Jones or Barb Waskowiak
McKeesport Community GardenWalnut St & Whigham St, McKeesport, PA 15132
McKeesport, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Frank Zeman
Meyers Ridge Community Garden901 Gray St, McKees Rocks, PA 15136-33
McKees Rocks Terrace
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground Beds
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Dawn Bartha
Miss Mary's Garden at the Homewood-Brushton YMCAHomewood Brushton YMCA, 7140 Bennett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208-1477
Homewood-Brushton
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Contact Person: Amy Piccirilli
Monessen Community Garden1614 Summit Ave., Monessen, PA 15062
Monessen
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Not specified
Contact Person: Tami Ozegovich
Monroeville Food GardenBehind the Monroeville Library: 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd Monroeville, PA 15146
Monroeville, PA
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: in-ground
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Pam Barroso
http://Facebook/Monroeville Food Garden
Moultrie St. GardenMoultrie St and Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Uptown
Location Details: corner of Moultrie and Fifth
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Natrona Grows Community GardenFederal St., Harrison Township, PA 15065
Natrona, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: raised beds
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Marisa Manheim
New Pennley Place/Garland Park Community Garden5653 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
East Liberty
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: In-ground Beds
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Northside Common Ministries1601 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Northside
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: raised beds
Contact Person: Jay Poliziani
Oakland/Oakcliff Community Garden344-346 Lawn St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
Oakcliffe/Oakland
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: In-ground
Fee: $10
Space Available?: No
Contact Person: Greg Fisher
Addit Contact Person: Michelle Panasiuk
Pgh Urban Christian School809 Center st, Pgh pa 15221
Wilkinsburg
Location Details: Located in back yard.
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: suzie salo
http://pucs.org
Pittsburgh Arsenal220 40th St, Pgh, PA 15201
Lawrenceville
Garden Type: School Garden
Pittsburgh Langley2940 Sheraden Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15204
West End
Garden Type: School Garden
Pittsburgh Linden School Garden725 S Linden Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Point Breeze
Est.: 1903
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Pomona Valero
http://pghlindenpta.wordpress.com
Pittsburgh Miller African-Centered Acadamy2055 Bedford Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Hill District
Location Details: 10' x 20' raised bed with pavers dividing the bed into four quadrants. Located in the front of the school.
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Bob Muchow
Pittsburgh Montessori preK-5201 S Graham St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Friendship
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Courtney Thrall
Pittsburgh Science and Technology107 Thackeray Ave, Pgh, PA 15260
Oakland
Garden Type: School Garden
Plant to Plate Urban Farm315 Oakland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Central Oakland
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: both in ground and raised
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Justin Seaman
Propel Homestead129 E 10th Ave, Homestead, PA 15120
Homestead
Location Details: Located in the courtyard, 4-3'x6' beds, 1-3'x25' bed, 1-8'x14', 1-7'x8', 1- 8'x10', 1- 8'x12'
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
RCDC (Rankin Community Development Corporation) Green Space ProjectCorner of Gas and Miller Avenue, Rankin, PA, 15104
Rankin
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: No beds; only flowers and trees are grown currently
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Leanne Aurich; Gaye Velar; Barbara Edwards
Riverview Community Garden of Brighton Heights1500 Letort Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Brighton Heights
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Skip
Rosalinda Sauro Sirianni Memorial Garden119 Davis Ave, Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania 15202
Bellevue
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Both
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Rosie
Salvation Army Rochester378 Jefferson St., Rochester, PA 15074
Rochester, PA
Location Details: garden is at Villa St. Joseph
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 1/4 acre in ground
Contact Person: Ron
Second United Presbytarian church300 Hay St Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground beds, orchard
Second United Presbyterian Church300 Hay St Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Garden Type: Other
Beds: Community fruit tree orchard; no beds
Contact Person: Jack Snyder
Sewickley Community Center GardenThe Sewickley Community Center, 15 Chadwick St Sewickley PA 15143
Sewickley
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: in-ground
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Christine Allen
Shadeland Neighborhood Garden2904 Shadeland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Shadeland
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 7 raised beds
Fee: $25 base fee
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Travis Schenk
Sheptytsky Arms Community Garden3505 Mexico St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15214
Brighton Heights
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Space Available?: No
Restrictions?: For residents
Contact Person: Char
Shiloh Peace GardenThomas Blvd and Homewood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
North Point Breeze
Est.: 2006
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
South Side Community Garden at Bandi Schaum FieldBandi Schaum Field, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
South Side Slopes
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 88 10x10' and 10x20' in-ground plots
Fee: $15
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Sarah Alessio
http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/gardenplots/
SSA Farm at the Junior School400 S. Braddock, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Park Place
Location Details: Located on the school playground/sports field area. We have 5 3x5 raised beds.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 9-12
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
SSA Farm at the Middle School500 Squaw Run Rd East, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Fox Chapel
Location Details: Located close to school building. We have 8 4x8 raised beds.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
SSA Farm at the Senior School423 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Fox Chapel
Location Details: Located on the far fields on the large campus (not close to actual school buildings). 4000 square foot garden with plans to expand in the future.
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: School Garden
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
Stanton Heights Community Garden4243 Stanton Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15212
Stanton Heights
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: approx 40
Fee: tbd
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Mo Bajcz
Stone Soup1200 block of Franklin Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Wilkinsburg
Est.: 2003
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: at least 20
Fee: $35
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jerome Garrett
The Environmental Charter Lower School/ Edible Schoolyard309 South Braddock, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Regent Square
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Laura Micco
http://www.environmentalcharterschool.org
The Environmental Charter Upper School/Living Laboratory829 Milton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Regent Square
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, we can use help from everyone
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
Contact Person: Laura Micco
http://www.environmentalcharterschool.org
The Garden of EtnaElm St & Locust St., Etna, PA 15223
Etna, PA
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Raised
Fee: No
Space Available?: Yes; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Etna residents
Contact Person: Tom Quigley
The Gardens of Millvale10,12-15,19,21 Butler St., Millvale, PA 15209
Millvale, PA
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised
Fee: $5
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Linda Lang
Addit Contact Person: Eddie Figas
The Neighborhood Academy709 N Aiken Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Stanton Heights
Garden Type: School Garden
The Octopus Garden135 South Aiken Ave. Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Friendship
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 15 beds 4ft. x 10ft. x 12in.
Fee: $50
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Kristin Hughes
https://www.facebook.com/octopusgardenpittsburgh
The Olde Allegheny Community Gardens1311 Arch St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Mexican War Streets
Est.: 1982
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 10'x20' in-ground
Fee: $30 Fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Contact Person: Jana Thompson
The Secret Garden1601 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Northside
Location Details: next to Northside Common Ministries
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Jay Poliziani (Executive Director)
Troy HillElbow Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Troy Hill / Northside
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Contact Person: Kelley Krapp
http://troyhillgarden.wordpress.com
Tustin St. Community Garden2021-2023 Tustin St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Uptown
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised beds
Space Available?: Yes
Contact Person: Siena Kane
Urban League Charter School327 N Negley Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15206
East Liberty
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes, but you must be from the school community
Ages/Grades Served: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Contact Person: Molly McHolme
Waldorf School of Pittsburgh201 S Winebiddle St, Pgh, PA 15224
Friendship
Garden Type: School Garden
West End Children's Center42 Wabash Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
West End
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: School Garden
Volunteers?: No
Ages/Grades Served: Preschool
Wiggins Gardens3000 Wiggins St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Polish Hill
Location Details: At the dead end of Wiggins Street
Est.: 1969
Garden Type: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: $10 fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Community garden plots are for Polish Hill residents only.
Contact Person: Lesle Clague
Addit Contact Person: Valerie Testa
Winthrop St. Community Garden4634 Winthrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Oakland
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Raised beds
Contact Person: Erika Ninos
Addit Contact Person: M. Shernell Smith
YMCA Urban Garden4713 Chatsworth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Hazelwood
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 15 beds 3'x25'
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Hanna Mosca
Addit Contact Person: Leah Hardaway
Young Men and Women's African Heritage Assoc. / Barbara McCants Garden1205 Boyle Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Northside
Location Details: Next to YMWAHA
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Not specified
414 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 ‎
Beltzhoover
Garden Type: School Garden
1030 W State St Baden, PA 15005
Baden
Garden Type: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Contact Person: Sr. Lyn Szymkiewicz
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