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Recap and Photos: SW PA Local Food Shed Inaugural Event

Local Foods Potluck Dinner with 412 Food Rescue

Celebrate the season’s bounty at the Peters Township Public Library! Bring along a prepared potluck dish for 6-8 people made with homemade or locally-grown foods.  Share your recipe too! For this year’s free event, the library’s GO Green Club is partnering with Farm to Table Western PA, whose goal is to bridge the gap between…

PRESS RELEASE – Southwestern Pennsylvania Local Food Shed Inaugural Event

Fayette County Community Action Agency, Inc. PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: July 10, 2017 Contact: Keeley Forrestel, Planner 724.430.6406 kforrestel@fccaa.org LOCAL ORGANIZATION RECIEVES 1.75 MILLION TO EXPAND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND CREATE JOBS IN REGION Fayette County Community Action Agency will host the Southwestern Pennsylvania Local Food Shed Inaugural Event on Tuesday, July 18th at 12:30pm…

Southwest PA Local Food Shed Inaugural Event

From our friend, Jim Stark, at the Fayette County Community Action Agency. You are invited to attend the Southwestern Pennsylvania Local Food Shed Inaugural event on Tuesday, July 18 at Republic Food Enterprise Center at 12:30 pm. Speakers at the event include PA Dept of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and local, state & federal elected…

What is Farm to Table Connections of Western PA?

Our mission started out very simply: Connect consumers to local food producers to ensure food security and access to healthy food throughout our region. That mission hasn’t changed, but since 2007, regional local food access has improved and demand for local food products has increased exponentially. Farm to Table Pittsburgh has responded to this evolution…

Farm Aid 2017
NEW! Build your own CSA Farm Share!

It’s Time: CSA Share Sign Up

It’s getting warmer, and it’s that time of year!  Time to sign up for your local CSA share! What IS a CSA? “CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSA allows city residents to have direct access to high quality, fresh produce grown locally by regional farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you’re purchasing…

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

The annual Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is available to eligible consumers across the county. Those eligible will receive one set of checks / vouchers to be spent at participating farmers’ markets. Each set is worth a total of  $20.00 (issued as four worth $5.00 each). Seniors may have a proxy acquire the checks…

Where’s The Money: Accessing Funds for Farm Projects

Garret and Natalie Love moved home to the farm three years ago after serving full-time in the Ohio Air National Guard for eight and 11 years, respectively. The farm, established by Garret’s grandparents in 1953, has seen multiple species; first, dairy cattle, then hogs, and now they raise black angus beef.   The Loves market their…