Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

Summer Organic Gardening Series with Doug Oster

Good news! We are restarting our Organic Gardening series with Doug Oster this week. Join us for the next 7 weeks to learn about growing your own food this year. The first class is this Thursday, June 25 at 4:00, “Fun Projects For Kids In The Vegetable Garden.” Class dates & topics: 6/25/2020 Fun Projects…

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…

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…

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…

Sustainable Pittsburgh Webinar – Paycheck Protection Program

Join Sustainable Pittsburgh for a free webinar on Wednesday, April 8th at 2 pm to learn about gaining access to loans available through the CARES Act, eligibility, timelines/turnarounds, loan forgiveness, technical support available to assist through the process, and other resources available for small businesses during this time. During this period of business and financial…

NWPA Growers – Online Farm Store

Our online farm store is open now until Monday at 9 a.m. Delivery/pickup will be Wednesday, April 8. We don’t have CSA delivery this week, so only Webstore is available for members. A sampling of what’s in our store: grass fed beef pastured pork pastured chicken pastured eggs lettuce and other fresh greens mushrooms and…

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,…

Local Food Delivery – NWPA Growers

From out friends at NWPA Growers: Are you concerned about the safety of the food that you buy? Are you looking for locally-produced food? NWPA Growers can help! Since we already have the ordering and delivery systems set up, we are working with many farmers in the area who have been affected by reduced wholesale…