• #bioPGH Blog: Cardinal Flower
    Jul 28
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Cardinal Flower

    By Dr. Sarah States, Manager, Phipps Research Institute for Biophilia and Science Engagement

    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...

  • Ask Ginger: What Counts as a Serving of Fruit or Vegetables
    Jul 28
    2016

    Ask Ginger: What Counts as a Serving of Fruit or Vegetables

    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: As a family we try our hardest to eat...

  • What We’re Cooking With Now: Tomatillos
    Jul 28
    2016

    What We’re Cooking With Now: Tomatillos

    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. Tomatillos...

  • Policy Update: Pennsylvania State Health Improvement Plan
    Jul 28
    2016

    Policy Update: Pennsylvania State Health Improvement Plan

    By Ashlee Cubarney, Let's Move Pittsburgh program assistant

    The Pennsylvania State Health Improvement Plan 2015 – 2020 (SHIP), administered by the Bureau of Health Planning, was recently published to the Pennsylvania Department of Health website. Developed over a two-year planning...

  • Meet Let’s Move Pittsburgh Program Coordinator Erin Saltmarsh
    Jul 28
    2016

    Meet Let’s Move Pittsburgh Program Coordinator Erin Saltmarsh

    By Ashlee Cubarney, Let's Move Pittsburgh program assistant

    Now in her third year with Let's Move Pittsburgh, Erin Saltmarsh has taken on the role of program coordinator. Let’s Move Pittsburgh had the pleasure to sit down with Erin to discuss the 5-2-1-0 program. Read about...

  • Featured Farmer: Son Shine Farm
    Jul 27
    2016

    Featured Farmer: Son Shine Farm

    By Allison Russell

    For a variety of products including honey, blackberries, corn and much more, check out Son Shine Farm during Farmers at Phipps. This Wednesday from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. you’ll find their heritage breed Lincoln Longwool lamb...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 25 – 31
    Jul 25
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: July 25 – 31

    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...

  • Summer Camp Recap: My Favorite Fruits
    Jul 22
    2016

    Summer Camp Recap: My Favorite Fruits

    By Emma Fraser, Phipps Science Education Intern

    Summer Camp Recap is our weekly seasonal segment featuring our summer camp programs. This is the place for camp parents to find pictures of their campers in action and see the fun things we did all week. It’s also a great...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Damselflies
    Jul 21
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Damselflies

    By Dr. Sarah States, Manager, Phipps Research Institute for Biophilia and Science Engagement

    Is that a dragonfly? It’s the same shape, but it’s brightly colored and much narrower — nope! It’s a damselfly! These insects that buzz around water bodies in close proximity to dragonflies may look similar,...

  • Health in Motion: The CSA Farm-Share: A Shaler Area Community Focus
    Jul 21
    2016

    Health in Motion: The CSA Farm-Share: A Shaler Area Community Focus

    By Kate Elder and Christina Palladino

    This article is a part of a series called Health in Motion brought you by Let’s Move Pittsburgh. Health in Motion is intended to showcase the efforts of schools and community organizations in the Pittsburgh region who are...

  • Featured Farmer: Pastamoré
    Jul 20
    2016

    Featured Farmer: Pastamoré

    By Allison Russell

    If you're looking to add some variety when seasoning your grilled vegetables, visit the Pastamoré tent on Wednesday from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. during Farmers at Phipps. Gourmet balsamic vinegar vendor Pastamoré is...

  • In with the Interns: Green Careers, Summer Camps and Homegrown
    Jul 19
    2016

    In with the Interns: Green Careers, Summer Camps and Homegrown

    By Antoine Hunter

    From tending garden beds and arranging exhibit displays to whipping up their own unique culinary creations, our high school interns are keeping busy this summer here at Phipps! 'In with the...

  • Summer Camp Recap: Fairytale Forest
    Jul 19
    2016

    Summer Camp Recap: Fairytale Forest

    By Emma Fraser, Phipps Science Education Intern

    Summer Camp Recap is our weekly seasonal segment featuring our summer camp programs. This is the place for camp parents to find pictures of their campers in action and see the fun things we did all week. It’s also a great...

  • This Week at Phipps: July 18 – 24
    Jul 18
    2016

    This Week at Phipps: July 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...

  • Summer Camp Recap: Wonderful Worm Math
    Jul 15
    2016

    Summer Camp Recap: Wonderful Worm Math

    By Carolyn Carlins, Facilitator, Phipps Science Education and Research

    Summer Camp Recap is our weekly seasonal segment featuring our summer camp programs. This is the place for camp parents to find pictures of their campers in action and see the fun things we did all week. It’s also a great...

  • Interview with a Scientist: Layla Freeborn
    Jul 14
    2016

    Interview with a Scientist: Layla Freeborn

    By Phipps Science Education and Research

    On Sat., July 16, we will be featuring Science Communication Fellow Layla Freeborn at our "Meet a Scientist" public program. The Science Communication Fellowship program at Phipps seeks to bring scientists and...

  • #bioPGH Blog: Bats
    Jul 14
    2016

    #bioPGH Blog: Bats

    By Dr. Sarah States, Manager, Phipps Research Institute for Biophilia and Science Engagement

    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...

  • Summer Camp Recap: Wonderful Worms
    Jul 13
    2016

    Summer Camp Recap: Wonderful Worms

    By Emma Fraser, Phipps Science Education Intern

    Summer Camp Recap is our weekly seasonal segment featuring our summer camp programs. This is the place for camp parents to find pictures of their campers in action and see the fun things we did all week. It’s also a great...

  • Featured Farmer: Atelier Glass Studio and Gallery
    Jul 12
    2016

    Featured Farmer: Atelier Glass Studio and Gallery

    By Allison Russell

    Wednesday from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Farmers at Phipps, look for the glittering glass coasters, candle holders, and jewelry from Atelier Glass Studio and Gallery. This week, Artist Meeghan Triggs is featuring her...

  • In with the Interns: Desert Plants, Air Quality and More
    Jul 12
    2016

    In with the Interns: Desert Plants, Air Quality and More

    By Siobhan Robinson

    From tending garden beds and arranging exhibit displays to whipping up their own unique culinary creations, our high school interns are keeping busy this summer here at Phipps! 'In with the...

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