Sustainable Technology

Sustainable Technology

Last year was a wild ride from start to finish. As many of us had our lives disrupted and watched our plans for the year fall apart. While we wait to see what this year brings, we must move forward with optimism and hope. Our team is thankful to everyone who supported...
Blending Soil with Sustainability

Blending Soil with Sustainability

We planted kale and Swiss chard in our compost!  If you haven’t already noticed, our team geeks out over soil. You might even call us dirt nerds.¬†From agricultural productivity to public health, the stuff under our feet is critical to our survival on Earth,...
Beltzhoover Compost Hub

Beltzhoover Compost Hub

The Lots of Pride garden in Beltzhoover serves as our research garden for urban ag and green technology. Operated by the South Hilltop Men’s Group, this garden has served as our testing and research site for soil remediation thanks, in part, to a grant from the...
Rainiest Season on Record

Rainiest Season on Record

While many people were counting down to midnight on December 31st, many scientists were closely watching a different countdown: the year-to-date precipitation data for Pittsburgh. Finally, at 4:55 pm, 2018 officially became the wettest year on record for the City. You...
Cool Green Art

Cool Green Art

Join us to celebrate five years in business on August 1st 2018 at 6pm at the Black Forge Coffee House (1206 Arlington Ave) for the opening of the Cool Green Art Show. This event features sustainable art, music, and the launch of the Hilltop Gardener’s Report....