Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

Green Grocer Announces April-November 2021 Schedule

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Green Grocer is a mobile farmers market truck. They sell fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products meats and dry goods in neighborhoods throughout Allegheny County. . Checkout neighborhood stops and schedule starting April 1st here. 

Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program

Learn & Earn is designed to provide meaningful work experiences, mentorship and career exposure to low-income young adults ages 14-24, residing in Allegheny County. This six-week program is sponsored by Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and Partner4Work. Despite the challenges of 2020, 1,610 young people were employed last summer, earning an average of $958.41. In total, 1.59 million…

USDA Seeks Public Input to Help Create a New Rural Renewable Energy Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is requesting public input from interested parties, including potential customers and interested stakeholders, to help create a new Rural Renewable Energy Pilot Program. To ensure a diverse group of voices are heard, USDA is seeking written comments and will host a public listening session on April 22,…

Spring 2021 Workshops with PASA

WEBINAR April 6 E-Commerce Roundtable: What Works & What Doesn’t RESEARCH MEETING April 5 Soil Health Benchmarks Learning Community: Vegetable Cohort RESEARCH MEETING April 7 Soil Health Benchmarks Learning Community: Row Crop Cohort RESEARCH MEETING April 12 Soil Health Benchmarks Learning Community: Pastured Livestock Cohort WEBINAR April 13 Plant Nutrition for Urban Soils WEBINAR April…

Walk Up Wednesdays Will Continue Through March

Every Wednesday from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Orchids make the perfect gift to brighten someone’s day!Choose traditional white or a splash of color.  Orchid in flex pot – $20.00 plus taxOrchid in plastic grower’s pot – $22.00 plus taxOrchid in terracotta – $27.00 plus tax Also available for purchase: Locally Grown Herbs – $3.00 plus tax Succulents –…

Wolf Administration Announces $500,000 Available To Improve Childhood Access To Healthy, Local Foods

03/04/2021 ​Harrisburg, PA – Today, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced the opening of the 2020-21 PA Farm Bill’s $500,000 Farm to School Grant Program to improve access to healthy, local foods and increase agriculture education opportunities for children pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. “The future of Pennsylvania agriculture relies on developing an agriculture literate society, and that begins with…

Blackberry Meadows Farm News

  Check it out!  Our new website is LIVE!  wwww.blackberrymeadows.com(there’s still content work to be done, but it looks good and we’re making headway!) Place your online order here. Still no veggies this week – but the seeds are starting to arrive!  There’s a fresh batch of arugula planted in the high tunnels, and we…

OH NO! I ran out of Cherry Valley Organics Herbal Tea!

Did you hear?!?! You can buy Cherry Valley Organics Chamomile, Happy Blend, Lemon, and Tulsi Herbal Teas at select Giant Eagle Market District stores! Check out their herbal teas at all of their retail partners:Mayfly Market1327 Arch StreetPittsburgh, PA, 15212 McMurray Market District Express2840 Washington RdMcMurray, PA, 15317 Robinson Market District100 Settlers Ridge Center DrivePittsburgh, PA, 15205 Shadyside Market District5550 Centre…