The Italian Garden Project

What is The Italian Garden Project?


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Old world gardening know-how, traditions, recipes, memories and more

The mission of The Italian Garden Project™ is to celebrate the joy and wisdom inherent in the traditional Italian American vegetable garden, preserving this heritage and demonstrating its relevance for reconnecting to our food, our families, and the earth.

Learn more about the project:  The Italian Garden Project Explained

Read more:  Our Website: A Harvest of Italian American Heritage

Upcoming Events

Fig Growing Classes: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Growing Fig Trees

New York City class - THIS SUNDAY!  Sept 7

Washington DC class  October 4


In The News

Visit our Video Gallery page to hear Mary Menniti interviewed by Doug Oster on "The Organic Gardeners" on KDKA radio

Listen to Fenice & Nicola Mercurio and Mary Menniti on "Essential Pittsburgh" on WESA FM radio here

Read about fig growing in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article featuring Saverio Strati and Tommasina Floro here

Read about Aldo Sauro's urban garden in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here