• Swissvale Community Garden

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    The first nine beds at SCG provide fresh produce donated to community food pantries operated by Union Baptist Church of Swissvale and Living Spirit Ministry.

    Volunteer

    Swissvale Community Garden is 100% volunteer operated. Any time you can contribute to building, digging, watering, planting, harvesting, or promoting is incredibly appreciated. Use the contact form below to inquire about upcoming volunteer opportunities.

    Swssvale Community Garden envisions a garden, not only as a place to primarily grow food but also as something of a public park. It is intended that various social activities can take place in proximity to the growing of food, which will further cement in the minds of residents that sustainable agriculture is interwoven into the fabric of everyday life.

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    Keep up with announcements of upcoming events and opportunities.

    March 20, 2019
    Get your gardens ready - it's time for cabbages, beets, broccoli, and more! The Swissvale Community Garden will host an early plant sale on Saturday, March 30 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale featuring numerous veggie varieties that do best in the cooler season. Plants...
    Heading into our 5th year of operation at the Swissvale Community Garden, WITH YOUR HELP, we hope to finish our 3rd and final phase of growth at this space. In the spirit of community building we are planning to create a comfortable community space under and near an over arching shade tree so...
    December 11, 2018
    If you grow food, or would like to try, you’re going to want to save the date for July 13, 2019 -- Swissvale’s first edible garden tour! The big goals of this event areTo showcase Swissvale as a great place to garden (and visit and live!)To create a network of successful vegetable (and other...
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  • Resources

    Swissvale Community Garden is a program of Reach Up Swissvale.

    Operated by the Swissvale Community Action Committee, www.swissvale.org strives me a central location for information about events, businesses, and information sharing for the community of Swissvale.

    Official borough website.

    The mission of the Farmers Market is to provide healthy, fresh produce, improve local food security, support the entrepreneurial efforts of local businesses, support local farmers, and promote a sense of community.

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