Grow Pittsburgh

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About us

Our vision:

to revitalize local economies through the social, economic, and environmental benefits of urban agriculture.

Our mission:

to model, teach, and facilitate sustainable urban agriculture within the Pittsburgh region.

We are committed to:

Growing Food
o increasing the amount of affordable healthy food in the Pittsburgh region
o increasing the amount of land dedicated to sustainable food production
o increasing food security in low income communities
o involving school children in the production of healthy food and teaching the value of nutrition

Growing Farmers
o providing hands-on, experiential agriculture training to community residents
o building a professional network of support for the production, distribution, and marketing of fresh, local produce
o promoting urban agriculture as an attractive, viable career option

Growing Community
o promoting awareness of fresh local food, nutrition and sustainable living
o involving community residents in the development of urban farm enterprises
o developing partnerships with community stakeholders and organizations
o promoting community empowerment and anti-racist philosophy in every project
o improving biodiversity and environmental quality of our neighborhoods

Growing Capacity
o developing projects that attract and maintain diverse interests
o creating a strong and economically sustainable organization
o providing technical assistance and support to other local farm initiatives
o maintaining a supportive environment for the local growing community

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Contact information

Government ID number: 43-2112710

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Website(s):
growpittsburgh.org

Phone: 412-362-GROW (4769)

Address:
5429 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15206, US

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