• May 17 2016

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL National and local acts to #FeedMorewithmusic   DUQUESNE, PA (May 17, 2016) — Using music to mobilize the community to eliminate hunger, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announced the line-up for their July 17 Feed More Festival presented by People’s Natural Gas at Stage AE. Headlining the...Read More

  • May 06 2016

    Produce of the Month: Tomatoes

    Look below to find more info about tomatoes including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and tomato recipes. Health Benefits to Tomatoes: Good source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Also contains vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting and potassium, which helps lower your blood pressure and your kidney health. How to Store...Read More

  • May 02 2016

    30 Days of Volunteers

    30 Days of Volunteers Mary “In 2011, I made a New Year’s resolution to do something for others. I started volunteering with Produce to People then and just never stopped…” Marilyn “I’ve worked and volunteered at a lot of places. But this place has a mission that you can’t argue with…” CH2M At CH2M we...Read More

  • Apr 19 2016

    Produce of the Month: Green Beans

    Look below to find more info about green beans including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and green beans recipes. Health Benefits to Green Beans: Good source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting. Good source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Good source of fiber, which helps regulate digestion processes and cholesterol levels. Good...Read More

  • Apr 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

      Look below to find more info about sweet potatoes including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and sweet potato recipes. Health Benefits to Sweet Potatoes: Excellent source of vitamin A and C, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. How to Store Sweet Potatoes: Store in a paper bag in a cool,...Read More

  • Mar 15 2016

    Produce of the Month: Lettuce

      Look below to find more info about romaine lettuce including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and lettuce recipes. Health Benefits to Romaine Lettuce: Excellent source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting.  Excellent source of vitamin A, which helps keep our bodies healthy and helps our vision. Excellent source of folate, which helps our heart, brain...Read More

  • Mar 12 2016

    F.R.E.S.H. Bites Newsletter | March 2016

    You can the read latest stories and updates here or download PDF here.

  • Mar 11 2016

    Recall of One Lot of Imperial Choice Mandarin Oranges Broken Segments in Light Syrup

    Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is announcing a voluntary recall of one lot of Imperial Choice Mandarin Oranges Broken Segments in Light Syrup because some of the cans from this lot may leak, bulge, or burst open.  This recall affects only those cans marked with can code 4200/01029.  It does not affect cans marked with other...Read More

  • Mar 09 2016

    Running SOME: Megan Davis

    Did you know that we have a team of amazing people running SOME (So Others May Eat) in Pittsburgh Marathon events? To get everyone motivated in the final weeks leading up to race weekend, we will be sharing some of our runners’ stories. If you are a runner, you will relate to each story. But even if...Read More

  • Mar 01 2016

    Produce of the Month: Collard Greens

      Collard greens often have a bad reputation for being tough, chewy and bitter. This is due to cooking them for too short of a time or without enough seasoning. Try one of these two recipes below-they are sure to change your opinion about these vitamin-packed greens. Look below to find more info about collard greens including: health benefits,...Read More

  • Feb 29 2016

    Food Bank Announces Changes to Annual Music Festival

    Food Bank Announces Changes to Annual Music Festival Using Music to Mobilize the Community to Eliminate Hunger DUQUESNE, PA (Feb. 29, 2016) — This afternoon, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announced changes to its annual summer music festival. Previously known as The Pittsburgh Blues Festival, The Food Bank’s Feed More Festival will take place on...Read More

  • Feb 22 2016

    Safe Meat Handling Tips

    Did you know that the outside of meat packages can carry harmful bacteria? Taking a few simple precautions in your kitchen can help keep you and your family safe. Keep it separate!  Whether you’re carrying groceries home or storing meat in your fridge, keep it separate from other foods, especially foods that you won’t cook before eating.  If...Read More