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Good Food Pittsburgh

The Ultimate Guide to Pittsburgh Farmers Markets: 2019

“…Back again this year, local non-profit Just Harvest has a Fresh Access program at 21 different farmers markets around the city, where they offer a token exchange that allows shoppers to use credit, debit and food stamp cards at the farmers market. For those who have food stamps or SNAP assistance, Just Harvest offers an extra $2 to […]

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Publish Date: 05-04-2019

News Outlet: Good Food Pittsburgh

Author: Madeline Quigley

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Letter to the Editor: Farm Bill important to feed the hungry

“It’s the holiday season, and families are running errands, revising prep lists and researching the best brining method for their turkeys. As a chef, I’m carefully planning what I’ll be cooking, and returning calls from friends and family who want to learn how to roast Brussels sprouts. We are busy with the joy of friendship, […]

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Publish Date: 12-19-2018

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Trib Live

Author: Jamilka Borges

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The Duquesne Duke

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

“With several days of September now behind us, the official beginning of fall is fast approaching. Although we’ve had quite a bit of disparity between the recent muggy summer forecasts and the much-anticipated arrival of autumn weather, the varying temperatures still haven’t discouraged members of our community from visiting the city’s numerous farmers markets….”

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Publish Date: 09-13-2018

News Outlet: The Duquesne Duke

Author: Krystina Primack

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Western Pa. markets support National Farmers Market Week

“Farmers market operators in Westmoreland and Allegheny counties are planning activities next week in observation of National Farmers Market Week . The Aug. 5-11 observation helps boost awareness and attendance, according to its website, and local plans include food tastings, activities for kids and special events….”

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Publish Date: 08-04-2018

News Outlet: Trib Live

Author: Mary Pickels

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2018 farmers market season sees improvements, delays

“As the days slide into summer, more farmers markets are springing up across the Western Pennsylvania landscape for the 2018 season. More efforts also are being made to improve Pittsburgh’s farmers markets, both by the city and nonprofit groups such as Just Harvest, which seeks to eliminate hunger….”

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Publish Date: 06-05-2018

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Arthi Subramaniam

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