Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

Creating Successful Social Media Campaigns

Allison Czapp from Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley presented on “Creating Successful Social Media Campaigns to Attract and Keep New Customers.” This is a great resource for Farmers’ Markets, Farms, Food Producers, Wineries, Breweries, Distileries and Meaderies! Link to the recording of the presentation from the Farmers’ Market Manager Forum on October 28…

Farm Fall Events 2020

*All information is what was available at the time of publishing. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please confirm any information before heading out the door. The temperatures are falling. The leaves are changing. It’s time for warm drinks, cozy sweaters and pumpkin everything! Some may be worried that the pandemic has squashed (pun intended) the…

Registration is open for events from PASA Sustainable Agriculture
Bethel Park Farmer’s Market
Summer Organic Gardening Series with Doug Oster

Farmers Markets 2020

Farmers markets are happening this summer and they’re beginning to open now! Markets are adopting new measures to make sure everyone stays safe. They’ll look a little different this year with social distancing practices in place. The open air atmosphere is a nice place to shop and of course connect to your local farms. Check…

FARMLAND AVAILABLE Through Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Farmland Access Initiative

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…