September 18, 2016: Fantastic Figs Class

Everything you ever wanted to know about growing fig trees. Sunday September 18th, 2016 1:00pm – 3:00pm Pandola Learning Center, Baltimore Maryland Want to grow fig trees? Have a tree and want to learn more about caring for it? Did your tree suffer damage from this past cold winter? Learn how to grow fig trees… Read more »

August 27-28, 2016: Italian Family Festa – San Jose

August 27th and 28th, 2016 History Park, San Jose, California The Italian Garden Project will be participating in this year’s Italian Family Festa.  Join us in San Jose’s History Park August 27th and 28th!  Be sure to visit us in the Italian Cultural Village, and don’t miss Mary’s talk Saturday the 27th at 1:30 pm. … Read more »

May 3, 2015: Spring Foraging with Slow Food Pittsburgh

Sunday, 11am – 1pm Italian immigrants brought to America the tradition of foraging for food in the wild. Learn about this time-honored practice of harvesting healthy, naturally grown food with Mary Menniti of The Italian Garden Project and Rosemarie Perla, SFP member and Teach a Community to Cook leader. WHO: Bring the family and learn… Read more »

December 13, 2014: Healthy Heritage Cooking

Saturday, 12:00 noon WHERE: Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh Join the History Center as we learn about the rich Italian tradition of the Festa dei sette pesci, or Feast of the Seven Fishes, with the Italian Garden Project’s Mary Menniti. Learn the origins of this holiday tradition, and speak with a Health Coach from UPMC Health… Read more »

August 31, 2014: Sewick’s Chicks

Sunday, 10 am – 2 pm The Italian Garden Project’s 3rd annual tour of the backyard coops of Sewickley, PA Starting Location: Penguin Bookshop, 417 Beaver St, Sewickley, PA 15143 www.penguinbookshop.com/ Back by popular demand for its 3rd year is this behind-the-scenes self-guided tour of the backyard chicken coops of Sewickley. Learn all about caring… Read more »

August 22, 2014: Alfresco Italian Garden Dinner

Friday, 6 – 9 pm Please join Fern Hollow Nature Center, Local Goodness and The Italian Garden Project for our 4th Annual Alfresco Italian Garden Dinner benefiting the educational programs at Fern Hollow Nature Center. It was voted one of the top ten parties of 2012 by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review! Set on our beautiful… Read more »

June 26, 2014: Fig Fest!

We’re having a party to celebrate the first figs of the season in the new Wigle Whiskey Garden! Thursday, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Location: 1055 Spring Garden Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Ticket includes: Fig-based delicacies demonstrated and prepared by Vallozzi’s Chef Josiah Henry A complimentary fig-based Wigle cocktail created exclusively for the occasion Old world… Read more »

June 8, 2014: Pittsburgh St. Anthony Festival

Sunday, 12 noon – 8 pm Location: 21st & Smallman Street in the Strip District 1:30 pm Italian mass at St. Stanislaus Kotksa Church, followed by a procession with the Saint Anthony statue. Food, dancing and fun for the whole family Visit The Italian Garden Project booth where we will be selling fig trees and… Read more »