Farm to Table Buy Local Blog

Learn More about Urban Farms

In its 4th year, Farm to Table Buy Local supports and promotes the work of small urban farms. Farm to Table Fundraising Campaign for Pittsburgh Urban Farms​ Pittsburgh is home to amazing individuals who started urban farms and community gardens in Black communities that are suffering from decades of food apartheid. These community leaders work…

Footprints Farm’s Featured Item: Broiler Chickens

Broiler chickens are ready to go!  From our friends at Footprints Farm: It’s Pastured broiler chicken season!   Are you looking for a healthy way to feed the family as you make it through the end of school year madness? Take advantage of the season and set up meals for the whole week! Healthy, healing, and easy.  Our…

2022 Veggie Subscription

Oasis Farm & Fishery, in partnership with Operation Better Block Inc.’s Junior Green Corps, are excited to launch an affordable “Veggie Subscription” that delivers a box of locally-grown, seasonal produce to residents bi-weekly. This program aims to conveniently increase Homewood residents’ access to healthy, fresh foods while supporting local community-based organizations that prioritize grassroots engagement…

Your Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets

Spring is officially here, and that means one thing – Pittsburgh Farmers Markets are coming back! Markets across Western Pennsylvania will be opening in the coming weeks, offering local produce, fresh-baked breads, sweet treats, prepared foods, flowers, and more.  Why are Farmers Markets so important? We are lucky to have an abundance of agricultural producers…

3 Steps to Cooking a Delicious Ham!

From our friends at Footprints Farm: Easter Dinner is quickly approaching, so today we wanted to share some guidance on cooking your easter ham.  1. Rinse the ham in cold water and blot it dry.  2. Glaze. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil. Add an inch or so of water in the bottom to prevent burning…

April 26, 2022: Appalachian Food Works Producer-Buyer Meet Up

The Producer-Buyer Meetup has returned! “The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all . . . without proper care for it we can have no life.” – Wendell Berry A note from Travis Lesser, Founder & Executive Director of Appalachian Food Works: I have been waiting a long time…

 Seedling Sale now open for ordering!

Annual Seedling Sale! We have a greenhouse full of beautiful seedlings sizing up.  We’ve got tried and true varieties for you and your friends.  So get the word out that the fun is about to begin!  Choosing what you grow each year in your little or big plot is a special and exciting time of…

Virtual Class Series: Spring Gardening with Doug Oster

Join Doug Oster with his new series of 10 weekly free, virtual garden classes beginning Thursday March 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm (EST). These classes will take you through the first sowing of seeds, all the way to planting tender crops in May. Doug will cover seed starting indoors and out, composting, gardening with kids, plant…

Enjoy Farm-Fresh Products with a Western PA CSA!

For a full list of Western PA farms offering CSAs, visit: https://farmtotablepa.com In a CSA (consumer supported agriculture), customers pay for “shares” and receive a percentage of the products harvested from local farms. Shares are available from farms and farm cooperatives throughout Western PA. Customers pick a designated site such as a home, business, or…