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Summer Organic Gardening Series with Doug Oster
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Summer 2020 CSAs

It’s time to subscribe to a Summer 2020 CSA! Despite the shortages at national retail chains, there’s plenty of local food and now is the time of year to ensure your share of the harvest for the Summer growing season. Direct-to-consumer sales tools like CSAs have been around for a long time. With consumers’ new…

“No squeezing the tomatoes, but the region’s farmers markets are almost ready to come back”

In a recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article Bob Batz, Jr reports on local farmers markets openings and changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the region’s farmers are doing that and very quickly, agree experts such as Erin Hagan, who runs Farm to Table, a resource for local food in Western Pennsylvania.

Weekly COVID-19 Lunchtime Forum with PASA

Thursdays starting April 23 • 12–1 p.m. • Webinar For the next several weeks, we’re hosting virtual forums for farmers and markets as we work together to adapt our operations and business plans during the pandemic. These lunchtime, one-hour forums will focus on a different theme each week while still leaving time for general updates…

The Big Picture of SNAP/EBT Processing and Technology Webinar- Meeting Recording

From our friends at the Farmers Market Coalition: Thank you for registering for Farmers Market Coalition’s The Big Picture of SNAP/EBT Processing and Technology Webinar on Apr 8, 2020! We had great attendance and several excellent questions from the group. We hope you also found it useful! If you weren’t able to attend or would…

Gardening Webinars with Doug Oster

Each week, join Farm to Table of Western PA and Doug Oster, the host of The Organic Gardener Radio Show and learn “How to Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden”. Use each link below to register. Once you register, we will send you the link for the WebEx. 4/16: These Plants Don’t Care About Frost- Plant…

The Farm, Shifting to OnLine Education

The Farm, Shifting to OnLine Education, and Gearing Up To Feed More People Greater Washington County Food Bank is unique among its colleagues. Not only has its Truck to Trunk drive thru distribution model proven to be exactly the right answer to getting food distributed during these unprecedented times, but its agricultural venture, The Farm,…

PA Unemployment Compensation Information During Covid-19 Shutdown

From Trellis Legal LLC: In these tough and uncertain times we know a lot of our clients have questions about how to handle the temporary closure of their small business, business interruption, and employment loss. Therefore, we wrote a special blog post on the general aspects Pennsylvania unemployment compensation for employers and employees to better…

Press Release: 14th Annual Farm to Table Local Food Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erin Hart ehart@american-healthcare.net Phone: 412.657.3028 March 6 – 15, 2020 @ Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show Pittsburgh, PA, February 20, 2020– The 14th Annual Farm to Table Local Food Expo returns Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. The Expo is…