On July 10, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council provided additional testimony to City Council on their planned use of American Rescue Plan funds.
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Sam Applefield of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) says the next city budget should include a Food Justice Fund.
Join Just Harvest at the 2nd annual Food Revolution Day Pittsburgh 2014 this Friday to celebrate our region’s food culture and focus on improving food access.
On Sunday, June 9, I participated in the 3rd Annual Chicks in the Hood tour of some of the city’s backyard chicken coops. The tour was of the East End and North Side, which have the highest concentration of coops in the city. I recruited my parents, Christina and Ellis, to join me, and we […]
MONDAY, DECEMBER 1st, 10 am–Four citywide anti-hunger organizations will be speaking at the City Council Public Hearing next Monday, Dec. 1 at 10am asking City Council to fund $434,800 for the Hunger Fund. Just Harvest initiated this budget item in the 80’s when we decided to ask Council to take some responsibility to counter hunger. […]
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 […]