The Harvie Take on the Fish Fry
2022 Pittsburgh Fish Fry lists are starting to drop. The modern fish fry originated from the pre-Easter holiday (Lent) that encourages participants to not eat meat on Fridays. Over the years, it has become a mid-western cultural staple that Pittsburgh restaurants love to put their own spi1 read more »
Oram’s Take on the Pączki
It’s pączki season. This time of year, every bakery across town is competing to win the hearts and minds of Pittsburghers. What is a pączki? This Polish treat is similar to a jelly donut but made with a thicker dough and is fried longer. The traditional pączki is consumed on or before Fat Tue1 read more »
What does ‘fairness to farmers’ actually mean?
“We’re not going to purchase whatever is new and shiny from [farmers] and then move on. We’re in it for the long haul.” - Rachel Dana, Equal Exchange. Equal Exchange is a Fair Trade company that works directly with small farmers across the globe. In an industry that is1 read more »
Mango, Pineapple, Ginger, Oh My!
Since we offered citrus fruit from Putt Family Farm, members have been asking for us to source other items we don’t grow in Western Pennsylvania: ginger, mangoes, bananas, avocados, pineapples, and more.This week, you’ll see we are starting to answer that call! You will find Mangoes, pi1 read more »