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Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour

September 8, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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! Select locations will have refreshments, items for sale, and offer demonstrations.

Participating Farms:

African Healing Garden
Ballfield Farm
Black Urban Gardeners & Farmers Co-op
Braddock Farms
Burgh Bees Apiary
Drew Mathieson Center
Garfield Community Farm
Hilltop Urban Farm
Steel City Soils
More to come!
(This event is rain or shine)

 

Learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pittsburgh-urban-farm-tour-tickets-48037226638

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Date: Sat, September 8, 2018

Time: 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: East End Food Co-op
7516 Meade Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208


Event Category: Community Calendar