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August 28, 2019

Meet Fort Pitt Museum Volunteer Marti Donovan

The Fort Pitt Museum and its army of dedicated volunteers are dedicated to providing visitors with a rich understanding of the world-changing events that occurred in Western Pennsylvania.

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January 2, 2019

Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

One day a month during the spring and fall of 2018, local homeschool students in fourth through sixth grades participated in classes focused on the history and environment of the Forks of the Ohio River.

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May 11, 2018

The Edible Schoolyard

In 1996, California restauranteur Alice Waters joined forces with a middle school principal to turn an acre of asphalt into the first Edible Schoolyard. Students in Berkley, Calif., cultivated a love of nature as they learned how to make healthy choices and prepare the fruits and vegetables they grew. During the next two decades, Edible Schoolyards spread across the country. While many now exist in the Pittsburgh region, they are not the first schoolyard gardens to be cultivated by Pittsburgh students.

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