State of the Land Report: October2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! October 2022 A Year in Review: This marks 1 year of State of the Land Reports and 1 year of our network being better informed! For the full review of reports go here to look back. We also want to give special recognition to our amazing team of Interns and Fellows who have played an integral role in keeping the State of Land Report running smoothly: Thank you Isaac Williams, Gracie Brickner, Matt Nealon, and Maya McCray!…

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State of the Land Report: September 2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! September 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh! The Nook at Oasis Farm and Fishery. See Grounded Spotlight for more information! Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve…

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State of the Land Report: August 2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! August 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh! Workday at Verna's Side Lot. See Grounded Spotlight for more information! Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve the condition…

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State of the Land Report: July 2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! July 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh! Webster & Hollace Community Care Project at the corner of Webster Avenue and Hollace Street. See Grounded Project Highlights for more information. Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done…

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State of the Land Report: June 2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! June 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh! The Magical Garden Meadow on Meadow Street in Larimer Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve the condition of vacant…

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State of the Land Report: May 2022

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! May 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh!  Cats Corner in the the Hill District,  by CommunityCare Hill District Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve the condition of vacant…

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State of the Land Report: April

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! April 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh!    Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve the condition of vacant lots by developing sustainable solutions that can address…

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State of the Land Report: March

Welcome to the State of the Land Report! March 2022 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh!  Lots of Wildflowers - Meadow St, Larimer Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. Grounded is working to improve the condition of vacant lots by…

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State of the Land Report: December/End of Year Wrap Up

Welcome to the End of The Year State of the Land Report! December 2021 The State of the Land Report is our monthly update where we will be educating and sharing out about everything you need to know about vacant land policy in the City of Pittsburgh!  Advocacy Network Thank you for subscribing to our advocacy network, if you have not already done so please subscribe here. We must ensure that the process of land recycling and maintenance is conducted equitably,…

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Hike through Homewood Recap

Recap as told by: Philip Lawson         On the second week of March this year, Grounded Strategies partnered with Venture Outdoors for an event entitled “Snow Trek: A Winter Hike through Homewood.” With the help of several Homewood stewards and community partners, we had the chance to iterate an oral history of the Homewood-Brushton neighborhood, highlight a few standout institutions, and “get up close and personal” with a handful of well-stewarded community spaces. The event was a…

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Bill 299_Press Release

Pittsburgh City Council CityFarms Project Resolution 2020-0299 Recommitted by City Council   Pittsburgh, PA:  April 28, 2020, Pittsburgh City Council recommitted Resolution 2020-0299. This bill would have authorized the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Project Cooperation Agreement or Professional Services Agreements with Grounded Strategies for the purposes of implementing a CityFarms pilot project on city-owned vacant land. The resolution is expected to be updated to include an RFP process. Grounded Strategies,…

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