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

New Photo Gallery

Take a stroll through Tommasina's fall garden here

New Event

Learn how to cook for the "Feast of the Seven Fishes" at the Heinz History Center on December 13th. See our Programs and Events page.

In The News

Read about The Italian Garden Project™ featured in the September issue of Pittsburgh Magazine

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