Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

Chatham University – CRAFT’s Food & Ag Lab launch!

CRAFT’s Food & Ag Lab has officially launched! FOOD & AGRICULTURE INNOVATION LAB We’re now providing exciting new services for food businesses and professionals through the Food and Agriculture Innovation Lab. CRAFT is dedicated to helping local farmers, food businesses, and entrepreneurs with business and product development services and informative classes in order to create…

Slow Food Pittsburgh’s Laptop Butchershop

Slow Food Pittsburgh‘s Laptop Butchershop celebrates fourteen years of connecting Pittsburgh with organic and/or carefully-raised local meats and poultry. Animals are pastured, meaning they are raised outdoors on grass, the way nature intended. Some animals are fed grains, also carefully raised. The meat is exceptionally delicious and heart-healthy, rich in correctly balanced CLA’s/nutrients. These products…

Understanding How to Deal with Condescension and Disrespect From Others Involved in Farming

Workshop Title: Understanding How to Deal with Condescension and Disrespect From Others Involved in Farming When: April 24, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – Noon Cost: $10. Send check payable to Penn State or Cash to: PA-WAgN302 Armsby BuildingUniversity Park, PA 16802 before April 16th or you will need to pay at the door. Space is…

April 17: CPK Open House

Are you interested in a career in the culinary field? Do you want to advance your skills to move up in the industry? Come to our Open House on the third Wednesday of every month and learn more about the culinary training program at CKPgh! Next Open House – April 17th A FREE Breakfast is…

PittWire: ‘You Are Fantastic! Pick Ugly Produce!’

Jillian Hmurovic, a doctoral candidate in marketing at the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, and her colleagues Lauren Grewal of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and Cait Lamberton, also of Katz, and Rebecca Walker Reczek of Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University found that people devalue…

Farm to Table: Buy Fresh Buy Local Survey

Thank you to everyone who came to see us at the Farm to Table Eat Fresh Buy Local Expo at the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. It was an amazing sight to see so many people buying direct from Pennsylvania farmers! Check out our Facebook picture album from the event. Stay tuned for our event…

March 20th: Help defend SNAP recipients from Trump proposed USDA rule

From our friends at Just Harvest: Many of your organizations work every day with people who rely on SNAP to prevent hunger. We invite you help defend many thousands of those people from harm at our next our Power of the Pen monthly event on Wednesday, March 20 from 6-7:30pm at One Smithfield St. Childcare…

Controlled Environment Agriculture Workshop

This free workshop is a chance for you to learn or share about controlled environment agriculture. Controlled Environment Agriculture workshop Is it an opportunity for me? Saturday, March 23 9 am – 12 pm Thinking about investing in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) or expanding your current efforts? Chatham University will offer a workshop on CEA…

South Main Street Farmer’s Market – Winter Edition

The first South Main Street Farmer’s Market – Winter Edition was a huge success. So we have scheduled two more Winter Markets! Saturday, March 16th11:00 am – 3:00 pm Saturday, April 13th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm This is an indoor market hosted by The Marketplace at Emerald Valley 145 S. Main Street in Washington….

Calling all urban farmers across Pennsylvania and in Camden, NJ

From our friends at The Food Trust: The Food Trust is requesting applications for those seeking equipment, supplies and services to support your food-growing enterprises. With support from a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program grant, The Food Trust is offering the opportunity to supply / support your urban farm with goods and services this spring…