Local Food in Pittsburgh
Allegheny Front: Earth's Bounty: Plow to Platter
The Allegheny Front is an environmental radio program for the Pittsburgh region. They have a special series called Earth's Bounty about food and the environment.
BuyLocalPA: Farms offering CSAs in Western Pennsylvania
If you want to support your local farmers by buying a share in their production (Community Supported Agriculture or CSA), check out this list.
Farm to Table Pittsburgh
Farm to Table Pittsburgh is an educational program that informs consumers of local food producers in the Southwestern Pennsylvania region. Each year they host a Farm to Table Conference.
Grow Pittsburgh was formed by the owner operators of two urban farms in order to give a voice and leadership to urban agriculture.
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA)
A directory of Pennsylvania family farms, farmers' markets Community Supported Agriculture farms (CSA's), u-pick farms, restaurants, grocers, caterers and bakers, bed & breakfasts, and other businesses that sell locally grown farm products.
- Going Local | Part II: Pennsylvania farmers cultivate customers on assistance (6/18/2012)
Going Local | Part I: Demand for local fresh food is up in Pittsburgh (6/17/2012)
In the past decade, growing consumer interest in buying local and buying fresh has fueled a rebuilding of a regional food supply infrastructure in Western Pennsylvania. This is the first in a two-part series examining the commercialization of the local-foods movement.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The modern food message is eat local (8/2/2012)
After reading The Omnivore's Dilemma, Fast Food Nation, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Marlene Parrish challenges herself (and you) to "eat locally grown and locally produced food." She gives you the resources to do so.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Cravings: Buying local brings just-picked produce to your table (6/29/2012)
Amy McConnell Schaarsmith talks about the local food scene in Pittsburgh and the farmers who provide it.
Slow Food Pittsburgh
This is the local chapter of the world movement to slow down and eat locally and carefully produced food. Check out the local events.
yumpittsburgh is part of a Penn State project which strives to strengthen the local food infrastructure in Western Pa by connecting the supply and demand sides of our foodshed, the producers and the consumers.
Last updated Monday June 18 2012.