Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

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…

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…

TribLive – 412 Food Rescue group pushes into 724 area code

With a $20,000 donation from Uber and thousands of pounds of food from Farm Aid 2017, Pittsburgh-based 412 Food Rescue has been able to push to the 724 area code on multiple fronts. And through a partnership with the Westmoreland County Housing Authority, the group has been able to significantly expand its service area, which…

Penn’s Corner – Don’t Delay, Register for your CSA today!
Recap and Photos: SW PA Local Food Shed Inaugural Event

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…

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…