Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

CRAFT Event: Changing Agricultural Practices, Changing Agricultural Policy

Changing Agricultural Practices, Changing Agricultural Policy Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training [CRAFT] Wednesday, May 23rd 4:30 – 7:30pm   Rodale Institute 611 Siegfriedale Road Kutztown, PA [Burks County] During this two-part workshop, you’ll tour the Rodale Institute’s organic vegetable operation and learn how to influence agricultural policy with the Young Farmers Coalition of Southeastern…

Solutions for Waste Reduction, Waste Diversion and Managing Food Waste

Materials Management: Solutions for Waste Reduction, Waste Diversion and Managing Food Waste EVENT DATE: Thursday, May 17 TIME: 8:30 am – 11:30 am (Program begins at 9:00 am) LOCATION: Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Ave., Pittsburgh 15219 REGISTER HERE! Organized through the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge, this workshop will introduce participants to waste minimization strategies and…

Save the Date: Think Beyond the Bank

Save the date!  Think Beyond the Bank – Discover Alternative Funding Options for Your Small Business THURSDAY, JUNE 21 2018 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM Hear about popular local funding options and some programs new to town. Networking and opportunities for questions will occur before and after the presentations. Consult with representatives from these funding organizations:…

Calling all Food Rescue Heroes!

Our friends at 412 and 724 Food Rescue are looking for volunteers! Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to be part of something bigger than yourself? 724 Food Rescue is looking for #FoodRescueHeroes! 412 & 724 Food Rescue believes that good food belongs to people, not landfills. We combat hunger and food…

News from NWPA Growers

From our friends at the NWPA Growers: We are gearing up for our next CSA/Farm Share season that begins on June 6. There is still time to sign up if you haven’t yet. We just added two new pickup locations. We have had requests from people in Oil City to establish a pickup there, and…

Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network Newsletter – April 2018

Check out the latest from our friends at PA WAgN: 1. Women of the Wool Article of Interest from 2017. For those of you who raise the woolly ones. California has them but where are are the PA female sheep shearers? [more] 2. PA Farm Has Launched Check out the new website directed for farm…

412 Food Rescue: Innovation to Impact

Exciting report from our friends at 412 Food Rescue! With a focus on sustainability, over 400 food donors, including Gordon Foodservice, Sysco, and Giant Eagle, have all collaborated with us to create a scalable retail infrastructure for food recovery that we plan to deliver to other grocers and new markets. We applaud the Housing Authorities…

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Farm to Table Conference 2018 on the Radio!

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Survey: The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council

From our friends at The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council: The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council is seeking input on starting and operating food businesses in Allegheny County – please help us collect many diverse responses by sharing the following message and survey link:     If you are a food business owner, or are considering opening…