Farm to Table Buy Local Blog

Your Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets

Spring is officially here, and that means one thing – Pittsburgh Farmers Markets are coming back! Markets across Western Pennsylvania will be opening in the coming weeks, offering local produce, fresh-baked breads, sweet treats, prepared foods, flowers, and more.  Why are Farmers Markets so important? We are lucky to have an abundance of agricultural producers…

April 26, 2022: Appalachian Food Works Producer-Buyer Meet Up

The Producer-Buyer Meetup has returned! “The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all . . . without proper care for it we can have no life.” – Wendell Berry A note from Travis Lesser, Founder & Executive Director of Appalachian Food Works: I have been waiting a long time…

Enjoy Farm-Fresh Products with a Western PA CSA!

For a full list of Western PA farms offering CSAs, visit: https://farmtotablepa.com In a CSA (consumer supported agriculture), customers pay for “shares” and receive a percentage of the products harvested from local farms. Shares are available from farms and farm cooperatives throughout Western PA. Customers pick a designated site such as a home, business, or…

Farm to Table Tree Decorating Contest

Farm to Table Buy Local is part of the Kingview Mead 1st Annual Tree Decorating Contest. We’re looking for Farm to Table themed decorations (cranberry garlands, red apples, green pears, plaid or burlap ribbons or bows, etc).  The Farm to Table tree will be outside in the elements so the ornaments/decor will need to be waterproof…

A Taste of Harvie and Holiday Shopping Guide
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