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Philadelphia to Pittsburgh: Your Itinerary for the Ultimate Pennsylvania Veggie Road Trip, PA Produce Homegrown

Camp Week, Pittsburgh Today Live, CBS Pittsburgh

Growing a new generation of farmers - - in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Walkabout: Youth orchard activates long-awaited Hilltop Urban Farm, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Hilltop Urban Farm announces summer camp registration, Trib Live

Site of St. Clair Village to turn into Pittsburgh’s largest orchard, Trip Live

A new pilot program is ‘growing food and farmers’ in one of Pittsburgh’s food deserts, The Incline

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Hilltop Urban Farm, WPXI

What does Pittsburgh’s Hilltop Urban Farm need to do to mitigate a food desert? Access to healthy food may only be a start., Public Source

Fruit Trees, Nuts and Programming are Growing at the 23-acre Hilltop Urban Farm, WESA 90.5 FM, NPR

Fresh Divide: Could an urban farm help those marooned in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop?, The Incline

See What’s Growing in the City during the Pittsburgh Urban Farm Tour, Next Pittsburgh

Growing Farmers, East End Co-Op

Pittsburgh to Be Site of America's Largest Urban Farm, VOA

 Pittsburgh to Have Largest Urban Farm in U.S., Pittsburgh Green Story 

Pittsburgh Urban Farm Aims to Combine Housing and Healthy Eating, Next City

This New Housing Complex has a bonus, a 23-acre farm, Fast Company

Post-Industrial Pittsburgh to host America's largest urban farm, Reuters

Pittsburgh's Serious Commitment to Urban Farming - St. Clair Village, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Up on the Farm: Ambitious urban agriculture in the city's Hilltop, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

One of the country's largest urban farms is underway to St. Clair Village, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Hilltop Urban Farm in South Pittsburgh is set to become the largest urban farm in the country, Next Pittsburgh

Urban Farm planned for former housing project site, Trib Live

City takes steps to make urban farming dream come true, CBS Pittsburgh

Latest Hilltop Farm Plans explained at Mt Oliver City Block Watch, South Pittsburgh Reporter

Updates Hilltop Farm Master plan to block watch meeting, South Pittsburgh Reporter

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Opportunities grow in old St. Clair Village, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Alliance aims to transform vacant parcel in St. Clair to include townhouses, urban farming, Trib Live

One of the largest urban farming communities in the country might be created where a public housing complex once stood, Inquisitr 

Pittsburgh's St. Clair neighborhood to get an urban farm and new housing, Pittsburgh City Paper

Plan announced for Hilltop Urban Farm, Pittsburgh City Paper

Possible options discussed for St. Clair Village site, South Pittsburgh Reporter