Farm to Table Hosts 5th Annual Harvest Tasting in Pittsburgh’s Historic Produce Terminal in the Strip District
Saturday November 5, 2016
General Admission: 3pm-7pm
The Produce Terminal- Smallman Street
October 13, 2016 (Pittsburgh, PA)— Farm to Table Pittsburgh, creators of the popular annual Farm to Table Pittsburgh Local Food Conference, are hosting the fifth annual Farm to Table Pittsburgh Harvest Tasting on November 5, 2016 from 3-7pm at historic Produce Terminal in Pittsburgh’s Strip District . The family-friendly, all ages event will feature tastings and samples from over fifty local and regional vendors as well as items for sale. Pre-sale tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. The Harvest Tasting is presented by American HealthCare Group.
Last year’s Harvest Tasting brought close to 1,000 guests from Western Pennsylvania. The Harvest Tasting’s audience expands each year, and to celebrate its fifth year, Farm to Table Pittsburgh returns to, what was at one time, Pittsburgh’s culinary center.
The landmark Produce Terminal was a hub for wholesale produce at the turn of the century.
“It’s exciting to see food back in this space, especially food from local Pennsylvania farms and producers. It’s a way to honor the past and celebrate our future as a city and as stakeholders in our region’s food culture.” says Erin Hart, Executive Director of Farm to Table Pittsburgh.
Guests are encouraged to savor the local flavors of Fall and gather local inspiration for the Thanksgiving tables, as a kick-off to the Holiday season. Tastings of the best in local food and beverage is the main attraction. Vendors include Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream, Emerald Valley Artisans, Apoidea Apiary, Blair Potato Vodka, Pittsburgher Highland Farm, Wigle Whiskey, and many more.
Farm to Table Pittsburgh hosts several small tasting events throughout the year in Western Pennsylvania, culminating in the large scale Farm to Table Pittsburgh Local Food Conference every Spring. This year’s Harvest Tasting will feature over fifty local vendors including; breweries, wineries, local farms & grocers, organic skincare, and some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants.
Farm to Table Pittsburgh is the local food and healthy eating component of Pathways to SmartCare Wellness Program, a division of American HealthCare Group.. Farm to Table Pittsburgh provides Local Food Programs for schools, employers, senior residences and community groups. The goal of the organization is to bridge the gap between consumers and local food producers by teaching how locally grown food benefits both physical health and local economic health.
Tickets are $25 in advance and available by visiting http://farmtotablepa.com/local-food-tastings/harvest-tasting. General Admission Tickets will be available at the door for $30. Tickets for children 2-15 years of age are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For a complete updated list of vendors visit http://farmtotablepa.com.