Just Harvest and Pittsburgh Food Policy Council held a debate among Pittsburgh’s three candidates for mayor: Bill Peduto, Darlene Harris, and John Welch.
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Anthony Coghill and Ashleigh Deemer fielded three questions about hunger and poverty at our May 2 Candidates Forum.
The two Democratic candidates — incumbent James Ellenbogen and challenger Bob Palmosina — answered the following question as part of a voter education event for the May 16, 2017 Primary Election: How will you address food insecurity and hunger in your district?
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.
On a recent sunny afternoon at a community center in McKees Rocks, kids shouted out their favorite fruits and veggies. With the names of each prospective candidate, the hands of both adults and children shot up to vote.
Beginning in 2016, able-bodied adults in Pennsylvania will have to be working to receive food stamps. Our new staff researcher shares her plans to help those affected by that policy change in Pittsburgh.
Just Harvest’s newest program is a healthy corner stores initiative to improve access to fresh, nutritious food in underserved neighborhoods in Allegheny County.
March 27th Update: Garfield community members and food justice activists got organized, took action, and won!
One of the most basic causes of hunger is the lack of access to food. The problem of food access springs from the double whammy of financial hardship and physical barriers to getting healthy food.