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  • Ken Regal at the Hosanna House, Aug. 13, 2015

    Our Statement on the PA Budget Impasse

    It is now six weeks past the deadline for a 2015-16 PA budget and negotiations between Gov. Wolf and state Republican legislators are said to be frozen. Related Content: The Five R’s: What Pennsylvania needs in a state budget A Fair Budget That Would Revitalize Pennsylvania and Its Communities Help stop food stamp cuts – […]

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    Meet Fresh Access vendor Hello Hummus

    Our family, culture, and early years can have an incredible impact on the food we make and eat. Zouhair Mkais says he owes his culinary expertise to his childhood in Casablanca, Morocco. Related Content: Meet a Fresh Access vendor: Edible Earth Farms of Tionesta, PA News Release: Just Harvest’s Fresh Access Program Expands for 3rd […]

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    Why Pittsburgh needs paid sick leave

    Pittsburgh City Council has now passed a bill to guarantee paid sick leave for the 50,000 Pittsburgh workers who don’t have it, and makes clear why. How it will affect Just Harvest. Related Content: Grow Pittsburgh wins Just Harvest’s 2014 Seeds of Justice award What approval of Healthy PA means for the state’s sick, elderly, […]

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    Fresh Corners: A healthy corner store program to improve food access

    Just Harvest’s newest program is a healthy corner stores initiative to improve access to fresh, nutritious food in underserved neighborhoods in Allegheny County. Related Content: News Release: Just Harvest’s Fresh Access Program Expands for 3rd Year in a Row City of Pittsburgh Partners with Just Harvest on Food Bucks at Farmers Markets Two Food Access […]

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    Welcoming immigrants to Pittsburgh farmers markets

    Through our Fresh Access program, we have been working to make Pittsburgh farmers markets more accommodating of the area’s refugee and immigrant communities. Related Content: City of Pittsburgh Partners with Just Harvest on Food Bucks at Farmers Markets Quiroz Farm: From Mexico to Beechview Farmers Market News Release: Just Harvest’s Fresh Access Program Expands for […]

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    The Constant Gardener: What Congress doesn’t get about poverty but the Pope does

    Earlier this month Just Harvest led a delegation to Washington, DC to urge our legislators to protect the federal food stamp program in the upcoming round of budget negotiations. What we encountered shocked us. Related Content: Our recommendations to Governor-elect Tom Wolf on hunger and poverty policy Tell Congress to protect summer meals through Child […]

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