• This Week at Phipps: May 30 – June 5
    May 30
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: May 30 – June 5

    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: Baltimore Orioles
    May 26
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Baltimore Orioles

    By Lorren Kezmoh, Outreach Coordinator, Phipps Science Education and Research

    A resource of Biophilia: Pittsburgh, #bioPGH is a weekly blog and social media series that aims to encourage both children and adults to reconnect with nature and enjoy what each of our distinctive seasons has to offer. From the...

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Sunchokes
    May 26
    2016

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Sunchokes

    By Amy Reed, executive chef, 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 to try at home. Sunchokes...

  • Ask Ginger: How to Store Leftover Herbs
    May 26
    2016

    Ask Ginger: How to Store Leftover Herbs

    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: We've been growing fresh herbs...

  • Health in Motion: Family Garden Night a Catalyst for Farm to Table Style Cooking
    May 26
    2016

    Health in Motion: Family Garden Night a Catalyst for Farm to Table Style Cooking

    By Kara Miles RN, BSN, CSN

    Brought you by Let’s Move Pittsburgh, the Health in Motion blog series is intended to showcase the efforts of schools and community organizations in the Pittsburgh region who are leading children to a healthier future. A new...

  • Announcing the 2016 Champion Schools Awards
    May 26
    2016

    Announcing the 2016 Champion Schools Awards

    By Let's Move Pittsburgh

    Congratulations to all of our 2016 Champion Schools Awards winners! The following schools are awarded funding to “Bag the Junk” with projects that promote healthy food and nutrition education in schools, “Get Kids...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 23 – 29
    May 23
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: May 23 – 29

    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...

  • Interview with a Scientist: Sara McClelland and Aliyah Weinstein
    May 20
    2016

    Interview with a Scientist: Sara McClelland and Aliyah Weinstein

    By Science Education and Research

    If there is one segment of society that is often misunderstood, it is people who work in science fields. Public perception of scientists tends to lean towards lab coats, crazy hair, and beakers full of chemicals, especially in the...

  • #bioPGH Blog: American Bullfrogs
    May 19
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: American Bullfrogs

    By Lorren Kezmoh, Outreach Coordinator, Phipps Science Education and Research

    A resource of Biophilia: Pittsburgh, #bioPGH is a weekly blog and social media series that aims to encourage both children and adults to reconnect with nature and enjoy what each of our distinctive seasons has to offer. From the...

  • Greener Gardening: Modifying pH Levels in Soil
    May 17
    2016

    Greener Gardening: Modifying pH Levels in Soil

    By Karen Santelli

    Greener Gardening is a new blog series designed to help you make your garden, lawn and landscape more beautiful and sustainable by sharing the expert knowledge of Phipps professionals and educators. Modifying pH levels in soil is...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 16 – 22
    May 16
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: May 16 – 22

    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: Common Lilac
    May 12
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Common Lilac

    By Lorren Kezmoh, Outreach Coordinator, Phipps Science Education and Research

    A resource of Biophilia: Pittsburgh, #bioPGH is a weekly blog and social media series that aims to encourage both children and adults to reconnect with nature and enjoy what each of our distinctive seasons has to offer. From the...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 9 – 15
    May 09
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: May 9 – 15

    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: Dogwood
    May 05
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Dogwood

    By Lorren Kezmoh, Outreach Coordinator, Phipps Science Education and Research

    A resource of Biophilia: Pittsburgh, #bioPGH is a weekly blog and social media series that aims to encourage both children and adults to reconnect with nature and enjoy what each of our distinctive seasons has to offer. From the...

  • This Week at Phipps: May 2 – 8
    May 02
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: May 2 – 8

    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...