Community+School Food Gardens in Allegheny County

This map was last updated September 17th, 2014. To get your garden on the map or to update the information for your garden, please contact the Grow Pittsburgh administrator at 412-362-4769 ext. 103 or jessica@growpittsburgh.org.

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Adat Shalom's Community Garden368 Guys Run Rd., Cheswick, PA
Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for donation to food pantry
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Landon Depalo (Garden Manager)
Contact Details: (412) 820-7000, LDePaulo@chatham.edu, communitygarden@adatschalompgh.org
Addit Contact Person: Jill Rook (Executive Director)
Contact Details: jrook@adatshalompgh.org
Amity Harvest Community GardenAmity St & E 7th Ave, Homestead, PA 15120
Neighborhood: Homestead, PA
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: In-ground and raised beds
Fee: None
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Ellie Gumlock
Contact Details: thebitchinkitchen@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/AmityHarvestCommunityGarden
Ballfield FarmDanbury St and Crispen St, Pittsburgh, PA 15214
Neighborhood: Northside
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground
Fee: $15/person, $30/household
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Gavin Deming
Contact Details:  imgp@yahoo.com
http://www.ballfieldfarm.com
Beechview Community Garden811 Rockland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Neighborhood: Beechview
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Rachel Romano
Contact Details: rachelvromano@verizon.net; 412-343-3743
Bellevue Community Friendship Garden629 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue, PA, 15202
Neighborhood: Bellevue (behind YMCA)
Est.: 2005
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: North Boroughs YMCA
Contact Details: 412-761-1227
Bethel Park Garden5449 Willow street , Bethel Park Pa 15102
Neighborhood: Bethel Park
Garden Type: Community
Contact Person: Diane Ford
Contact Details: fordda@live.com or 412-523-8019
EastField Co-operative Garden5543 Black St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: East Liberty
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community plots, includes Sojourner House MOMS residents
Beds: Raised beds
Fee: No fee if volunteer, contributions welcome
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Gary Cirrincione
Contact Details: cirrinc@verizon.net
Boaz Fields5301 Park Ave Bethel Park, PA 15102
Neighborhood: Bethel Park
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Beds: in-ground
Contact Person: Becky Henninger
Contact Details: hennira@verizon.net
Addit Contact Person: Kate Snyder
Contact Details: KSnyder@shim-center.org
http://shim-center.org/programs/boaz-fields/
Borland Green CooperativeBlack St. & Beatty St., Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Neighborhood: East Liberty
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Fee: n/a
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Maria Piantanida
Contact Details: mariap@pitt.edu
Addit Contact Person: Pat Buddemeyer
Contact Details: buddem@att.net
Boxy Caufield Memorial Garden600 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Neighborhood: Central Northside
Location Details: between YMCA and bed & breakfast
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Raised beds
Fee: None
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: YMCA residents and members
Contact Person: Mary Collins
Contact Details: mcollins@ymcapgh.org
Addit Contact Person: Rodney Tucker
Contact Details: 412 321 8594
Boyce Road Community Gardens1500 Boyce Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Neighborhood: Upper St. Clair
Location Details: Across from Boyce Middle School
Est.: 1975
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jerry Kinder
Contact Details: 412-221-3118
Brighton Heights Community Garden3515 McClure Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Neighborhood: Birghton Heights
Location Details: Located behind senior citizen center
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: 16 beds, 8'x4'
Space Available?: full, but we keep a waiting list
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Adam Hnatkovich
Contact Details: amhnatkovich@gmail.com
Center for Hope garden740 Alley 1 Ambridge, PA 15003
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Contact Person: Sue and Dave
Contact Details: ottos1@comcast.net
Clairton CommUNITY Jubilee Garden320 St Clair Ave, Clairton, PA 15025
Neighborhood: Clairton, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: in-ground and raised beds
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Joyce Hammons
Contact Details: jham635@comcast.net
Common Ground Community Agriculture1950 Washington Road Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Neighborhood: 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.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community farm - the growing area is farmed as a whole and the produce is shared amongst gardeners and/or donated to food pantry
Beds: 2 acres in production
Volunteers?: Register to volunteer at www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/volunteer select 'Common Ground'
Restrictions?: groups and individuals, children 7 and up
Contact Person: Sue Myers
Contact Details: commongroundpa@gmail.com 412-563-GROW
http://www.growgathergive.org
Coraopolis Community Garden411 Broadway St, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Neighborhood: Coraopolis, PA
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground row crops, edible landscaping
Fee: None
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Randon Willard
Contact Details: randon.willard@coryfoundation.org
Addit Contact Person: Lisa Nutt
Contact Details: lalisanutt@gmail.com
Dwayne Cooper Garden of HopeFrancis St. and Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Neighborhood: Hill District
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 20 beds, 3'x12'
Fee: No Fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Dewitt Walton
Contact Details: dwalton@usw.org
Earl Brooks Community Garden222 Robinson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213
Neighborhood: West Oakland
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: the growing area is farmed as a whole and the produce is shared amongst gardeners and/or donated to food pantry
Beds: 5 beds 4'x12'
Restrictions?: Those who help garden can harvest. Primarily for residents of the West Oakland neighborhood.
Contact Person: Barbara Brewton
Contact Details: barbarabrewton@verizon.net
East Allegheny North Side Community Garden622 Thropp Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Neighborhood: East Allegheny North Side
Garden Type: Community
Space Available?: No
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Randy Strothman
Contact Details: 412-322-9720
Elizabeth Lytle GardenElizabeth & Lytle. St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Beds: both in ground and raised
Fee: No
Space Available?: unknown
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Contact Details: 412-421-7234
Enright GardenS. Clair St and Topaz St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: East Liberty
Est.: 2007
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Kim Wynnyckyj, Whole Foods; Sallyann Kluz
Contact Details: 412.441.7960 ext. 215; enright.park@yahoo.com
FCPC Hunger Ministries Pantry Garden384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Neighborhood: Fox Chapel
Location Details: Behind church on Springhouse Lane
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Beds: in-ground
Contact Person: Julianne Fallert
Contact Details: fallertinteriors@gmail.com
Fineview Community Garden15 Carrie Street, PA 15214
Neighborhood: Fineview
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: raised beds
Fee: $5
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Diann Stell Malcolm
Contact Details: 412-323-8288
Fire House Farm2406 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Pgh, PA 15234
Neighborhood: Overbrook
Location Details: At the Accamando Community Center
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: OverbrookOCC@gmail.com
Addit Contact Person: John Rudiak
Contact Details: carrickcommunitycouncil@gmail.com
Flowers Avenue Garden340 Flowers Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Beds: In-ground
Fee: No
Space Available?: unknown
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Contact Details: 412-421-7234
Frazier FarmsFrazier St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
Neighborhood: South Oakland
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 6 Beds, Pumpkin patch and Herb garden
Fee: No fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Tara Sherry-Torres
Contact Details: tarat@opdc.org
Garfield Community FarmWicklow St and Cornwall St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15224
Neighborhood: Garfield
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 30 Raised Beds
Fee: No fee
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: John Creasy
Contact Details: garfieldcommunityfarm@gmail.com
Hamnett Place Community Garden502 Jeanette St, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Neighborhood: Hamnett Place, Wilkinsburg
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: under construction
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Wilkinsburg residents
Contact Person: Rachel Courtney
Contact Details: hamnettgarden@gmail.com
Harmar GardenHarmar St. and Wiggins St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Neighborhood: Polish Hill
Location Details: At the intersection of Harmar, Wiggins, and Pulawski streets.
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: Community garden plots are for Polish Hill residents only.
Contact Person: Leslie Clague
Contact Details: phca@phcapgh.org
Addit Contact Person: Valerie Testa
Contact Details: phca@phcapgh.org
Hazelwood Food Forest4700 Irvine St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Forest: Incorporates fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennials used for edible and medicinal purposes
Beds: n/a
Fee: n/a
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Juliette Jones
Contact Details: juliette@pittsburghpermaculture.org; 412-780-5833
Hazelwood Urban GardensWest Elizabeth and Lytle, Hazelwood 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Est.: 2007
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Some raised beds
Fee: No Fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: for Hazelwood residents
Contact Person: 5000 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Contact Details: 412.965.7679 cchristen1@comcast.net
http://hazelwoodurbangardens.blogspot.com.
Healcrest Urban FarmHillcrest St & N Pacific Ave, Pittsburgh 15224
Neighborhood: Garfield Heights
Est.: 2004
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Other: Community-based herb gardens with 2 part-time garden managers. We welcome volunteers in exchange for herbal CSA share. Volunteers hours Weekly 3-7pm and weekends between 11am-4pm.
Space Available?: No individual plots available
Contact Person: Meg Graham
Contact Details: gardens@healcresturbanfarm.com
http://www.healcrest.wordpress.com
Heth's Playground1118 Chislett Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: Morningside
Est.: Late 1980s
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Kathleen Herdman
Contact Details: Kathleen.Herdman@pittsburghpa.gov
Highland Park Community Garden6326 Stanton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: Highland Park
Est.: 1970s
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Kathleen Herdman
Contact Details: Kathleen.Herdman@pittsburghpa.gov
Homewood Community Garden7141 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
Neighborhood: Homewood Cemetery
Est.: 1978
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 20"x20" In-ground Beds
Fee: $36 fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Evan Schmidt
Contact Details: homewoodgarden@yahoo.com
Jubilee Soup Kitchen Garden2005 Wyandotte Street, Pittsburgh, PA
Neighborhood: Uptown
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by donation to food pantry
Beds: Raised beds, orchard
Fee: None
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Sister Liguori Rossner
Contact Details: (412) 261-5417
Kilday Way Garden507 Lockhart, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Neighborhood: Deutschtown
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 5'x8' Raised beds
Fee: No Fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jamie Shipley
Contact Details: 717-830-9141
Kincaid Street Community Gardens5414 Kincaid Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: Garfield
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: leahthill24@gmail.com
Addit Contact Person: Minette Vaccariello
Contact Details: justaminette@gmail.com
http://gcatpgh.com/gator-gardens/
Ladora WayLanghorn and Ladora Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Raised
Fee: n/a
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jim Richter/Hazelwood Initiative
Contact Details: 412-421-7234
Larimer Community GardenLarimer Ave and Mayflower St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Neighborhood: Larimer
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Details: larimergarden@gmail.com
Lawrenceville Community Gardens42nd St. and Sherrod St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Neighborhood: Lawrenceville
Est.: Approximately 1988
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: macd@earthviewstudios.com
Lawrenceville Organic Community Garden at McCandless AveMcCandless Ave. & Natrona Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Neighborhood: Upper Lawrenceville
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use or donation
Beds: 8 raised beds
Fee: tbd
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Deirdre Kane
Contact Details: lvarden@yahoo.com
http://facebook.com/groups/lvgarden
Lawrenceville Organic Community Garden: Allegheny Cemetery5090 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Neighborhood: Upper Lawrenceville
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: No fee
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Deirdre Kane
Contact Details: lvgarden@yahoo.com
Manchester Community Garden1321-1325 Page St (corner of Page and Manhattan), Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Neighborhood: Manchester
Garden Type: Community
Beds: School and residents' vegetable garden
Space Available?: unknown
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Michelle Jones or Barb Waskowiak
Contact Details: Michelle: 412-322-9398; Barb: 412-488-8313 or 412-323-3105
McKeesport Community GardenWalnut St & Whigham St, McKeesport, PA 15132
Neighborhood: McKeesport, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Frank Zeman
Contact Details: 412-678-1340
Meyers Ridge Community Garden901 Gray St, McKees Rocks, PA 15136-33
Neighborhood: McKees Rocks Terrace
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: No fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Dawn Bartha
Contact Details: dbartha@tcbinc.org
Miss Mary's GardenHomewood Brushton YMCA, 7140 Bennett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208-1477
Neighborhood: Homewood-Brushton
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 16 3'x12'
Fee: n/a
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Amy Piccirilli
Contact Details: apiccirilli@ymcapgh.org
Monessen Community Garden1614 Summit Ave., Monessen, PA 15062
Neighborhood: Monessen
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community/Youth Program
Fee: n/a
Space Available?: n/a
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Tami Ozegovich
Contact Details: tozegovich@privateindustrycouncil.com
Monroeville Food GardenBehind the Monroeville Library: 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd Monroeville, PA 15146
Neighborhood: Monroeville, PA
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: in-ground
Fee: None
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Pam Barroso
Contact Details: monroevillefoodgarden.wordpress.com
http://Facebook/Monroeville Food Garden
Natrona Grows Community GardenFederal St., Harrison Township, PA 15065
Neighborhood: Natrona, PA
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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?: none
Contact Person: Marisa Manheim
Contact Details: mmanheim@growpittsburgh.org
New Pennley Place/Garland Park Community Garden5653 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: East Liberty
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: In-ground Beds
Fee: No fee
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: none
Contact Details: PennleyPlaceGarden@gmail.com
Oakland/Oakcliff Community Garden344-346 Lawn St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
Neighborhood: Oakcliffe/Oakland
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Greg Fisher
Contact Details: 412-687-4319; 412-583-8705 (cell)
Addit Contact Person: Michelle Panasiuk
Contact Details: oakcliffehousingclub@gmail.com
Penn Hills Community Garden1165 Jefferson Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235
Neighborhood: Penn Hills
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: 104 raised beds 4ft. x 12ft.
Fee: $25 annual fee/bed
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Waiver required - no additional restrictions
Contact Person: Kristin Hauman
Contact Details: pennhillsgarden@gmail.com
Plant to Plate Urban Farm315 Oakland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Neighborhood: Central Oakland
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: both in ground and raised
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Justin Seaman
Contact Details: 267-614-9821
RCDC (Rankin Community Development Corporation) Green Space ProjectCorner of Gas and Miller Avenue, Rankin, PA, 15104
Neighborhood: Rankin
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: No beds; only flowers and trees are grown currently
Fee: No fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Leanne Aurich; Gaye Velar; Barbara Edwards
Contact Details: laurich@monvalleyinitiative.com; velar33@verizon.net; bebebinky@comcast.net
Riverview Community Garden of Brighton Heights1500 Letort Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Neighborhood: Brighton Heights
Est.: 2012
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Fee: no
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Skip
Contact Details: (412) 357-0155
Rosalinda Sauro Sirianni Memorial Garden119 Davis Ave, Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania 15202
Neighborhood: Bellevue
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: Both
Fee: n/a
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Rosie
Contact Details: rmwise@nhco.org
Salvation Army Rochester378 Jefferson St., Rochester, PA 15074
Neighborhood: Rochester, PA
Location Details: garden is at Villa St. Joseph
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by donation to food pantry
Beds: 1/4 acre in ground
Contact Person: Ron
Contact Details: (724) 494-4977
Second United Presbytarian church300 Hay St Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by donation to food pantry
Beds: In-ground beds, orchard
Contact Details: (412) 242-4430
Second United Presbyterian Church300 Hay St Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community fruit tree orchard
Beds: no beds
Fee: n/a
Space Available?: n/a
Contact Person: Jack Snyder
Contact Details: jackandcarolsnyder@comcast.net
Sewickley Community Center GardenThe Sewickley Community Center, 15 Chadwick St Sewickley PA 15143
Neighborhood: Sewickley
Est.: 2008
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: in-ground
Fee: n/a
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Christine Allen
Contact Details: SCCGarden@gmail.com
Shadeland Neighborhood Garden2904 Shadeland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Neighborhood: Shadeland
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Travis Schenk
Contact Details: (412) 766-2728 travis@newhopeneighbor.org
Sheldon Park Food Pantry Garden480 Park Ave, Natrona Heights, PA 15065
Neighborhood: Sheldon Park
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Contact Person: Sydney "Bonita" Hayden
Contact Details: sydneyspalace@yahoo.com
Sheptytsky Arms Community Garden3505 Mexico St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15214
Neighborhood: Brighton Heights
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Fee: n/a
Space Available?: No
Restrictions?: for residents
Contact Person: Char
Contact Details: 412-766-8802
South Side Community Garden at Bandi Shaum FieldBandi Schaum Field, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Neighborhood: South Side Slopes
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: 10x10' and 10x20' in-ground
Fee: TBD, but less than $15
Space Available?: No; waitlist available
Restrictions?: none
Contact Details: http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/gardenplots/
Addit Contact Person: Sarah
Contact Details: sarah.shea@southsideslopes.org, 412.443.9585.
Stanton Heights Community Garden4243 Stanton Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15212
Neighborhood: Stanton Heights
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Mo Bajcz
Contact Details: mobajcz@gmail.com
Stone Soup1200 block of Franklin Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Neighborhood: Wilkinsburg
Est.: 2003
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: 412-241-8593
The Garden of EtnaElm St & Locust St., Etna, PA 15223
Neighborhood: Etna, PA
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Raised
Fee: No
Space Available?: Yes; waitlist available
Restrictions?: Etna residents
Contact Person: Tom Quigley
Contact Details: tomquig@verizon.net
The Gardens of Millvale10,12-15,19,21 Butler St., Millvale, PA 15209
Neighborhood: Millvale, PA
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: llang1@verizon.net
Addit Contact Person: Eddie Figas
Contact Details: efigas@millvaleboro.com
The Octopus Garden135 South Aiken Ave. Pittsburgh, PA, 15206
Neighborhood: Friendship
Est.: 2009
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Kristin Hughes
Contact Details: Formvoice@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/octopusgardenpittsburgh
The Olde Allegheny Community Gardens1311 Arch St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Neighborhood: Mexican War Streets
Est.: 1982
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Jana Thompson
Contact Details: tailsonhigh@earthlink.net
The Secret Garden1601 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Neighborhood: Northside
Location Details: next to Northside Common Ministries
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by donation to food pantry
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Jay Poliziani (Executive Director)
Contact Details: (412) 323-1163, jay.poliziani@ncmin.org
Troy HillElbow Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
Neighborhood: Troy Hill / Northside
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Both Community Garden and Community Farm
Beds: Raised beds
Fee:  $20 annual fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Kelley Krapp
Contact Details:  troyhillgarden@gmail.com
http://troyhillgarden.wordpress.com
Tustin St. Community Garden2021-2023 Tustin St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Neighborhood: Uptown
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Garden: aka “allotment garden” where individuals rent or adopt beds to grow crops for their own use
Beds: Raised beds
Fee: No fee
Space Available?: Yes
Restrictions?: none
Contact Person: Siena Kane
Contact Details: skane@uptownpartners.org
Wiggins Gardens3000 Wiggins St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Neighborhood: Polish Hill
Location Details: At the dead end of Wiggins Street
Est.: 1969
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: 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
Contact Details: phca@phcapgh.org
Addit Contact Person: Valerie Testa
Contact Details: phca@phcapgh.org
YMCA Urban Garden4713 Chatsworth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Neighborhood: Hazelwood
Est.: 2010
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Community Farm: land gardened collectively by people for personal use, donation or sale
Beds: 15 beds 3'x25'
Fee: No fee
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Contact Person: Hanna Mosca
Contact Details: urbangarden@ymcapgh.org
Addit Contact Person: Leah Hardaway
Contact Details: lhardaway@ymcapgh.org
414 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 ‎
Neighborhood: Beltzhoover
Garden Type: Community
1030 W State St Baden, PA 15005
Neighborhood: Baden
Garden Type: Community
Garden Definition: Food Pantry Garden: a garden that grows produce for distribution at food pantry
Contact Person: Sr. Lyn Szymkiewicz
Contact Details: lynszym@stjoseph-baden.org
Carnegie Elementary School301 Franklin Ave Carnegie, PA 15106
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
When is the garden used?: In classes during school hours
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers, Volunteers
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
Contact Details: esy@growpittsburgh.org
Clairton Education Center501 Waddell Ave Clairton, PA 15025
Neighborhood: Clairton PA
Location Details: Four 3'x6' raised beds in playground/football field area.
Est.: 2014
Garden Type: School
Garden Definition: School Garden
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
When is the garden used?: As part of an after school garden program
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Teachers
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
Contact Details: esy@growpittsburgh.org
Pittsburgh Miller African-Centered Acadamy2055 Bedford Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
Volunteers?: Volunteers welcome
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
When is the garden used?: As part of an after school garden program
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers, Parents
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Encourages healthy eating, Supports physical activity, Beautifies the school grounds
Contact Person: Bob Muchow
Contact Details: rmuchow1@pghboe.net
Avonworth Middle School258 Joseph's Lane Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
When is the garden used?: Haven't found where we fit yet.
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Connects to standards based learning in the classroom, Encourages healthy eating, Beautifies the school grounds, Helps out Family and Consumer Sciences class
Contact Person: Sheila Applegate
Contact Details: sapplegate@avonworth.k12.pa.us
http://www.avonworthplants.weebly.com
Pgh Urban Christian School809 Center st, Pgh pa 15221
Neighborhood: Wilkinsburg
Location Details: Located in back yard. We have 6 classroom raised beds 24" x 4'. We have a rain garden filled with Pa native plants, shrubs and ferns. 30'x8' We have a small strawberry bed against the building. We are trying to use Pa. native plants to landscape around our building.
Est.: 2011
Garden Type: School
Garden Definition: School Garden
Ages/Grades Served:: Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
When is the garden used?: In classes during school hours
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers, Parents
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Connects to standards based learning in the classroom, Encourages healthy eating, Beautifies the school grounds, the rain garden filters water
Contact Person: suzie salo
Contact Details: suzie.salo@gmail.com
http://pucs.org
Allison Park Elementary Community Garden803 McGovern Rd
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades 6-8
When is the garden used?: As part of a school gardening club
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Parents, Volunteers
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Connects to standards based learning in the classroom, Encourages healthy eating, Beautifies the school grounds
Contact Person: Amanda
Contact Details: mandy.hamilton@gmail.com
SSA Farm at the Junior School400 S. Braddock
Neighborhood: Park Place
Location Details: Located on the school playground/sports field area. We have 5 3x5 raised beds.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School
Garden Definition: School Garden
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 9-12
When is the garden used?: In classes during school hours
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Parents, Part time farm employee
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Provides food for cafeteria, Encourages healthy eating, Supports physical activity, Beautifies the school grounds
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
Contact Details: tinanussbaumwagler@shadysideacademy.org
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
SSA Farm at the Middle School500 Squaw Run Rd East
Neighborhood: Fox Chapel
Location Details: Located close to school building. We have 8 4x8 raised beds.
Est.: 2013
Garden Type: School
Garden Definition: School Garden
Ages/Grades Served:: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8
When is the garden used?: As part of an after school garden program
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Provides food for cafeteria, Encourages healthy eating, Supports physical activity, Beautifies the school grounds, sell at farmer's market
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
Contact Details: tinanussbaumwagler@shadysideacademy.org
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
SSA Farm at the Senior School423 Fox Chapel Rd
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
When is the garden used?: As part of an after school garden program, by summer campers and summer interns
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Part time farm director
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Provides food for cafeteria, Encourages healthy eating, Supports physical activity, Beautifies the school grounds, sell at farmer's market
Contact Person: Tina Nussbaum Wagler
Contact Details: tinanussbaumwagler@shadysideacademy.org
http://www.shadysideacademy.org/ssafarm
Propel Homestead129 E 10th Ave, Homestead, PA 15120
Neighborhood: 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 Definition: School Garden
Volunteers?: Yes
When is the garden used?: In classes during school hours
Who primarily maintains the garden?: Students, Teachers
What is the primary focus of the garden?: Connects to standards based learning in the classroom, Encourages healthy eating, Supports physical activity, Beautifies the school grounds
Contact Person: Jake Seltman
Contact Details: esy@growpittsburgh.org
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