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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.
There are a variety of resources for students experiencing food insecurity on campus, including the Plant2Plate Student Garden on Oakland Avenue.

‘No one should have to bend over backwards’: Combating food insecurity at Pitt

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer September 28, 2021
Food insecurity isn’t a far-off problem that simply means people don’t have enough food to eat, according to Annie Ryan. She said it’s a more complex issue that’s present on Pitt’s campus too.
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.
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