Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival 2017

You think you know pierogies?  The delicious dumpling filled with pillowy potatoes, cheese, sauerkraut and other goodness!  What about a pierogie waffle topped with fried chicken?  Falafel pierogies?  Perhaps a pierogie dessert like The Masked Pierogie – a brown sugar potato cake filled with salted caramel topped with chocolate ganache, potato chip dust, swiss buttercream and…

Urgent! End of The Family Cow?

As part of our mission to connect consumers to local food producers to ensure food security and access to healthy food throughout our region, we need to stand together when it is in jeopardy.  Our friends at The Family Cow need our help! From our friends at the Family Cow: Please help! WE NEED YOU!…

Upcoming Farm to Table Events

We’ve been busy this summer partnering with great organizations and planning some exciting events. Please join us! 9/15-9/17: Mother Earth News Fair All Day Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Somerset County Stop by and see our display to learn more about local food resources! 9/16: Farm Aid 11am-5:30pm KeyBank Pavilion, Washington County Stop by and see…

PRESS RELEASE: 724 Food Rescue Launches at FarmAid

Pittsburgh, PA / September 5, 2017: Since the launch of 412 Food Rescue, nearly 2 million pounds of good food has been saved from going to waste in Allegheny County and instead distributed to communities in need. Now 412 Food Rescue is bringing these efforts to Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland, Fayette and Washington counties with the…

Call for Vendors – Carrick Market through N3D

SEPTEMBER 16 12-3PM FREE to participate We want farmers, bakers, and makers! Join us as we support the Carrick neighborhood. Each summer, Carrick plans to host a farmer’s market program. As a part of the URA/ NextPittsburgh/ Mayor’s office initiative, The Next 3 Days, we are assembling a mini-farmers market to demonstrate the potential in…

Upcoming Events and Vendor Opportunities

These cooler nights are reminding us that Fall is around the corner! We’ve stayed busy this Summer launching the region’s new business-to-business network – Farm to Table Connections of Western PA. We’re now promoting local food resources in Western PA on a year-round basis and not just when we plan our Harvest Tasting & Spring…

Recap and Photos: SW PA Local Food Shed Inaugural Event

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…