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.
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Farmers market season is now in full gear across the region, and that means Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program is back – enabling shoppers to use their food stamps/EBT, debit, and credit cards at participating markets.
Farmers market season has arrived, and that means it’s time for Fresh Access! Volunteers are needed to help our program facilitating food stamp, credit, and debit purchases at local markets.
Just Harvest is thrilled to announce that two Pittsburgh CitiParks Farmers Markets will now accept food stamps! At the markets, customers can shop for a varietyof fresh produce, baked goods, meat and dairy products. Fresh Access on KDKA-TV News: May 10, 2013 Starting May 13 and running through November 27, the East Liberty and North Side Farmers […]
We are pleased to announce that Just Harvest Education Fund has received a $10,500 Empowerment Grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation. These grants are awarded to non-profit organizations like ours that are looking to “leverage mobile technology and applications to help build stronger communities.” This additional funding will allow us to help get our EBT at […]
It’s Farmers’ Market season once again! If you need to find a market in your area, check out the 2012 Farmers’ Market and Farm Stands map at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Our County Farmers’ Market and Farm Stand map is still available! Click the “Read More” icon below to view the map (more…)
Our Summer Food site and County Farmers’ Markets Maps are now online! Click the “Read More” icon below to view the maps, and please contact Shauna Ponton with any questions. (more…)
While some rural Pennsylvanians are weathering the rise in food prices by buying cheap, expired food from Amish shops, Pittsburghers are likelier to enjoy a more sustainable bounty from urban farms. According to this Post-Gazette story, urban farm sites now include the North Side, Lemington, Garfield, and the Hill District. This is good news for […]