Farm to Table Pittsburgh Blog

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…

Covid-19 Food Distribution Policy for Door-to-Door Drop Off

Last updated: March 20, 2020 American HealthCare Group & Farm to Table Policies Due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, we have changed how we are delivering Supportive Services in public housing. The American HealthCare Group Supportive Services staff is coordinating services for residents remotely. We have changed our services to assist residents…

PA Unemployment Compensation Information During Covid-19 Shutdown

From Trellis Legal LLC: In these tough and uncertain times we know a lot of our clients have questions about how to handle the temporary closure of their small business, business interruption, and employment loss. Therefore, we wrote a special blog post on the general aspects Pennsylvania unemployment compensation for employers and employees to better…

“Recipe for Success” Food Startup Workshop – Not too late to register!

Are you a “foodpreneur” or interested in starting your own food-related business? Then don’t miss the PantherlabWorks Recipe for Success Workshop in partnership with La Dorita Cooks! At this workshop, food industry professionals will discuss best practices for commercializing a food concept. Topics covered will include: Regulations Testing and labeling requirements Pricing Barcodes and distribution…

Ticket Giveaway

Get ready! We’re giving away 10 sets of tickets to the 14th Farm to Table Expo at the Home & Garden Show. The show runs from March 6-15, 2020 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, downtown Pittsburgh, PA. To enter – check out our speaker schedule. Then find our ticket giveaway post on Facebook,…

PA Friends of Agriculture Foundation’s Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab Visits Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show & Farm to Table Expo

Contact: Erin Hart, Farm to Table Western PA/Buy Fresh Buy Local 412-657-3028, ehart@american-healthcare.net Tonya Wible, Director of Education with PA Friends of Ag Foundation 717-731-3545, tdwible@pfb.com For Immediate Release: March 2, 2020 (Pittsburgh) – The Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation, a charitable organization supported by Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB), will be bringing agriculture education to…

PFPC Urban Ag WG Direct-Market Vegetable Farmers study opportunity (this Friday!)

USDA and Heinz Endowments, Pasa Sustainable Agriculture are collaborating with vegetable farmers across Pennsylvania and the surrounding region to create the only robust dataset for understanding the financial viability of farm businesses selling through direct markets. At this time, participation in this study is limited to for-profit diversified vegetable operations. If interested farmers are not…

Press Release: 14th Annual Farm to Table Local Food Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erin Hart ehart@american-healthcare.net Phone: 412.657.3028 March 6 – 15, 2020 @ Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show Pittsburgh, PA, February 20, 2020– The 14th Annual Farm to Table Local Food Expo returns Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh. The Expo is…

The Speaker Schedule is Live!

The Speaker Schedule is live! Come hear our experts at the Buy Fresh Buy Local stage. They will present topics such as: food preparation sustainable farming urban and home gardening food justice environmental work being done in Western PA There will even be a kids’ cow milking contest! On Friday and Saturday night, come hear…