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The Plant2Plate student-run garden that produces fruits, vegetables and herbs from a plot of land located on Oakland Avenue, across from Bouquet Gardens.

Pitt student garden facing relocation amid year of growth

By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer October 12, 2021
Plant2Plate is a student-run organization at Pitt, which has cultivated and harvested produce from a plot of land located on Oakland Avenue. The organization will soon relocate because the University intends to build student housing on their current lot.
The Plant2Plate garden, which has been used for more than a decade, will be paved over and relocated as soon as the end of this semester due to campus changes outlined in the Institutional Master Plan.

Pitt student group could lose community garden by April

By Sarah Berg, Staff Writer January 12, 2020
Members had known the University Institutional Master Plan, which includes a student housing development on the site of the garden as well as adjacent properties, would displace them and have been working with the University since October to find a new location.
Pittsburgh residents and students are an integral part of maintaining the community gardens. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

Rooted in the community: gardens bring neighborhoods together

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer October 26, 2017

Whether it’s planted on a worn-down baseball field, hidden in a church’s vacant parking lot or sandwiched between two houses, Pittsburghers have repurposed sections of their neighborhoods into community...

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