• #bioPGH Blog: The Plants Behind the Pumpkin Spice
    Sep 28
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: The Plants Behind the Pumpkin Spice

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    It's pumpkin spice season! But what exactly are these delicious spices, and where do they come from? Let’s explore!

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Carrots
    Sep 26
    2017

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Carrots

    By Amy Reed, general manager, Café Phipps

    Looking for adventure in the kitchen? Our monthly What We're Cooking with Now post features a fresh produce ingredient, explains how to find the market's finest, and includes a recipe or suggestions to try at home....

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 25 – Oct. 1
    Sep 25
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • Food in the News: Food Sleuth Radio
    Sep 22
    2017

    Food in the News: Food Sleuth Radio

    By Kelly Regan, Let's Move Pittsburgh

    To increase awareness of children’s health and wellness topics, Phipps' Let’s Move Pittsburgh program presents Food in the News, a column on local, state and national health policies and nutrition related updates...

  • #bioPGH Blog: The Botany in Action Fellows Meet Pittsburgh!
    Sep 21
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: The Botany in Action Fellows Meet Pittsburgh!

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    Phipps' Botany in Action Fellows visit Pittsburgh for a four-day blitz of science communication training!

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 18 – 24
    Sep 18
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 18 – 24

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • #bioPGH: An Apple for the Ages
    Sep 14
    2017

    #bioPGH: An Apple for the Ages

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    There is quite a bit more than meets the eye for our classic autumnal fruit!

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Bernie and Verna McGinley
    Sep 13
    2017

    Volunteer Spotlight: Bernie and Verna McGinley

    By Sarah Martin

    “We wanted to volunteer at Phipps because we like the place! It is peaceful and plants are healing,” said Bernie and Verna McGinley. The couple began volunteering in 2013 and have assisted in nearly every department at...

  • Weddings Under Glass: Ali and Nate
    Sep 12
    2017

    Weddings Under Glass: Ali and Nate

    By Hannah Nowicki

    Get inspired from Ali and Nate's stunning, candle-lit reception in the transformable Special Events Hall.

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 11 – 17
    Sep 11
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 11 – 17

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • #bioPGH Blog: A Place for the Birds
    Sep 07
    2017

    #bioPGH Blog: A Place for the Birds

    By Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas, Research and Science Education Outreach Coordinator

    A recent paper in a scientific journal discusses the importance of both public and private lands for bird conservation. Let's explore!

  • Red, Ripe Recipes
    Sep 05
    2017

    Red, Ripe Recipes

    By Phipps Conservatory

    To celebrate another successful Red, Ripe and Roasted for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Café Phipps Manager Amy Reed and guest speaker Miriam Rubin are pleased to share the recipes from their cooking demos for...

  • This Week at Phipps: Sept. 4 – 10
    Sep 04
    2017

    This Week at Phipps: Sept. 4 – 10

    By Phipps Conservatory

    There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted...

  • Ask Ginger: Kitchen Safety
    Sep 01
    2017

    Ask Ginger: Kitchen Safety

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    You've got questions ... we’ve got answers! Email your queries about healthy foods, physical activity and screen time for kids and Ginger will answer them here on the Phipps blog.   Q: I’m thinking...