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‘Food Stamped’ Encore Screening, Oct. 24

Did you miss the Pittsburgh Premiere of “Food Stamped” back at our June Annual Meeting?  Well, here’s a second chance to see this great documentary by Shira and Yoav Potash! In observance of Food Day, Just Harvest presents an encore screening of “Food Stamped” Monday, October 24 at 6:00 pm at the Hillman Auditorium at […]

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Just Harvest 23rd Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner

Click here to buy your tickets online! Click here for more details! Just Harvest is pleased and honored to announce that former Member of Congress and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies on Food and Agriculture Tony P. Hall will be the keynote speaker at our 23rd Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner, scheduled for October […]

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Congressional Progressive Caucus Members to ‘Listen’

Join Just Harvest, the We Are One Coalition of Western Pa.,  and other area advocates for fair taxes, good jobs, and a strong public safety net at the Congressional Listening Tour’s Pittsburgh stop on Monday, July 18th, 6:30pm at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue. Congressional Progressive Caucus members Congressman Mike Doyle, Congressman John Conyers […]

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Proposed 2012 Budget Offers a Food Stamp Cut Fix!

President Obama has offered what we hope to be a good-faith Valentine’s Day gift: A restoration the SNAP/Food Stamp cuts in the proposed 2012 budget! The Just Harvest Food Stamp Cut Countdown ends at ‘Day 63’ from the Dec. 13 signing of the “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act” into law,  as President Obama’s 2012 budget restores […]

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Congress Approves FY2010 Agriculture Spending Bill

Anti-hunger advocates and low-income families score major victories because the bill:  adds Three States and D.C. to Afterschool Meal Program; boosts WIC Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers for Women; includes One-Year Extension of Child Nutrition Programs and New One-Time Funding Opportunities    (more…)

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