HPI Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteering comes in all kinds of flavors! Test out your food photography skills by taking photos for our website and social media posts. This is an easy, flexible, (and delicious!) way to volunteer your time. Our goal is to get new photos for all HPI recipes on feedingpa.org/hpi. How To Help: If you are interested…

Pocono Mountain Dairies

Pocono Mountain Dairies has worked with our PASS Partners with the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank and the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and NEPA to provide fluid milk for the communities they serve. Tom Callahan of Pocono Mountain Dairies shares, “When milk is purchased through our organization, those…

John Schultz & Sons

During the past few months, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest PA has been utilizing their PASS funding to partner with John Schultz & Sons to procure Pennsylvania apples. The two organizations have a long relationship, but they have worked more closely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Roger Schultz stated, “We have been able to supply a…

PASS Spotlight: Lucas Farms

The Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank works with their PASS funds to support vendors in their community. Weinberg has regularly utilized PASS with Lucas Farms to support local produce growers and provide fresh, nutritious products to the clients in their region. Jon Lucas of Lucas Farms stated, “We enjoy working with Weinberg…

PASS Spotlight: Emerald Valley Artisans Cheese

The Greater Washington County Food Bank partnered with Emerald Valley Artisans Cheese to purchase locally-sourced Mixed Dairy Boxes utilizing Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) funds. These boxes help the Food Bank achieve their goal of working with Washington County producers to help their neighbors in need. Alisa Fasnacht of Emerald Valley Artisans shared, “I’m a farmer and I want…

PASS Spotlight: Pleasant Lane Farms

The Westmoreland County Food Bank recently utilized the PASS program to help their partnership with Pleasant Lane Farms. The partnership helps fulfill WCFB’s goal of working with local vendors, particularly those in the dairy industry, to procure products for the clients they serve. Jason Frye with Pleasant Lane Farms shared, “We’re proud of the cheeses and the…

3 Ways to Use Black Beans

One of my favorite ways to use black beans in place of ground meat is when I make tacos. I do not replace all the meat; I use one pound of ground beef or ground turkey and one can of black beans.  Serves 4-6 Directions:  Cook ground meat completely (165 degrees).  Add in one can of…

Clemens Food Group expansion to bring 90 jobs to Montgomery County

Aside from bringing new jobs, the company has donated around 4 million pounds of pork this year. “Even though we had resources to buy food, we couldn’t get the food that we needed,” said Jane Clements-Smith, the executive director of Feeding Pennsylvania.

Food Podcast: Adagio Health features food bank CEO Lisa Scales & Feeding PA Jane Clements-Smith

Adagio Health will host the Adagio Health: Better Health Outcomes Speaker Series featuring Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank President & CEO Lisa Scales alongside Feeding Pennsylvania Executive Director Jane Clements-Smith.

PA Eats, Feeding Pennsylvania team up to nourish commonwealth residents

Looking to bridge the gap between the issues related to health and hunger, PA Eats and Feeding Pennsylvania formed a partnership to develop the Nourish PA Series – a resource that utilized their combined missions to develop educational resources to empower pantry clients to make nourishing meals with the food they receive.