Free NorthSide Land Lab

Come to the Free Northside Land Lab Hosted at the Colab 18 for a great time! We will dine and have a discussion around advocacy, participatory budgets, and forming peoples assemblies. If you have an idea or a suggestion for your local councilman and women in regards to the "Vacant Land Epidemic" Please RSVP to attend the sessions 412-361-2099.

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Inspire Speakers Series Presents: Will Allen, Stephen Ritz, and Jennifer Flanagan

Food=Community. By investing in healthy, fresh and local food, we can, Create Jobs, Improve Public Health, Connect Communities, Teach Useful Skills & Reduce Food Waste. Food connects all of us and is central to some of our region’s most pressing issues. Join us to learn how an urban farmer, a social entrepreneur, and a teacher are using food as a key to creating more livable places for all. [bctt tweet="Join me for the next #InspireSpeakerSeries w/ @GreenBXMachine, @CKichtenPGH & @GrowingPower-https://groundedpgh.org/?p=5781"]

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Where the Wild Things Were… and Could be Again

As humanity has tightened its grip on Earth, we have been party to the loss of many species. While many of us are aware of the cautionary tales of the dodo and the Tasmanian tiger, we are blind to the processes that led to their extinction. In seeking to fulfill our desires (for space, for goods, for control over the natural environment) we too often fail to consider the needs of the system that sustains us: the dodo, for example,…

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LOCAL FOOD MATCH UP

On behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, Southwest Pennsylvania Commission, Farm to Table Western PA Connections, and Sustainable Pittsburgh, you are cordially invited to attend the next Local Food Matchup! A strong, local food industry decreases our impact on the planet, supports local investment and job creation and reduces our reliance on imports from other regions. Western PA is home to thousands of food based businesses which is why we are presenting Local Food Matchup. This FREE event, the fourth…

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