ACCD Urban Ag Workshop: Building Soil From Scratch, 5/2

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Hayly Hoch

Apr 16, 2024, 11:48:04 AMApr 16

Urban growers are invited to join ACCD and Urban Farmer Fitzhugh Shaw for an Urban Ag Workshop to discuss building soil from scratch in an urban setting at Greater Valley Community Service's community garden located in Braddock, PA.


WHEN: 5:30- 7:00 PM Thurs, May 2

WHERE: 300 Holland Avenue Braddock, PA 15104


Registration is required for this event. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided!


About ACCD's Urban Soils Program:

Urban soil is an important natural resource in Allegheny County. ACCD works with local partners to provide testing, outreach and research around this topic. ACCD's Urban Soils Program focuses on lead and contaminant research, soil testing outreach and technical assistance. ACCD’s expertise also extends to urban farm and garden resources, policy planning and networking.


About Greater Valley Community Service's Community Garden:

Located in Braddock, PA, Greater Valley Community Service's community garden aims to improve food insecurity in the local area; provide employment, education and entrepreneurial skills for youth; promote health and wellness; and be a focal point for summer programming.



Hayly Hoch

Natural Resources Outreach Educator

Allegheny County Conservation District 

317 East Carson Street, Suite 119 

Pittsburgh, PA 15219 

 (412) 241-7645 ext. 8009


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