October 27th, 2016: Wine Tasting

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with HOT ITALIAN and The Italian Garden Project.  Join us on October 27th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm HOT ITALIAN Pizzeria in Davis. HOT ITALIAN will be sampling family owned and sustainably farmed Italian wines from 5:30 to 7:30pm.  The Italian Garden Project will give an overview of our work… Read more »

October 2, 2016: Italian Heritage Day

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman St Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Join us at the Heinz History Center in downtown Pittsburgh to celebrate and learn about Italian Heritage.  Come visit our table to learn how to cure Calabrian cracked olives.  We’ll also have experienced fig tree growers on… Read more »

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 »