Samantha is new to Pittsburgh but she has already plugged into important work on key issues: hunger and its connection to poverty, farming, climate change, and health.
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For James, Thursday means Fresh Access, which means shopping for the freshest local produce at one of Pittsburgh’s two downtown farmers markets.
Just Harvest has an opening for a full-time VISTA through the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps! We are seeking an individual to serve for a full year, starting August 2016.
Historically, religion and agriculture have often intertwined, and the Burns family continues this tradition today through their motto of “living off the land that God has given them.”
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.
Two brothers from Oaxaca are now a part of the fresh food experience at this Citiparks farmers market every Thursday.
April and Johnny Parker channeled what some might call a mid-life crisis into a flourishing venture. Read their story and find out where you can get their organic fruits and vegetables.
Beginning in May, shoppers using food stamps at farmers markets will be getting more bang for their buck. For every $5 a shopper spends using their food stamps at fourteen participating area farmers markets, they’ll receive an additional $2 coupon to spend on fruits and vegetables.
Since launching at just two farmers markets in May of 2013, Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program – enabling the use of food stamp, credit, and debit purchases at participating city farmers markets – is now at 9 farmers markets… and booming!
The number of seniors facing hunger has doubled since 2001. One in 12 seniors experiences hunger in our community, but one in six is on the brink of hunger and is making tough choices.