06 Oct

Food Bank: Food Is Medicine

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Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 – 12:46 pm

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank talks about why medical facilities are working to get patients access to healthy food. In a sense, food can act as medicine for a variety of different medical conditions. It’s one of the reasons hospital systems like UPMC are providing healthy food resources to patients. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast_%20Food%20is%20medicine.mp3

 

29 Sep

Food Bank: Steelers Pat Freiermuth Volunteers

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Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 – 10:56 am

On this episode of the food podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the Trib Live podcast network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank sits down with Steelers Rookie TE Pat Freiermuth. Freiermuth was one of several Steelers rookies who visited and volunteered at the Food Bank this week. The team members packed 850 boxes […]

 

22 Sep

Food Bank: PA Seeing Increase In SNAP Benefits

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 – 10:43 am

A conversation with the acting secretary of PA DHS, Megan Snead. Snead has been visiting Food Banks across Pennsylvania for hunger action month, and wants to make sure people are accessing critical programs including SNAP. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast_%20DHS%20AUDIO%20ONLY.mp3

 

15 Sep

Food Bank Adds Senior Boxes To Drive-Up Distributions

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 – 2:00 pm

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank talks about the news plans to start offering Senior Boxes at drive-up distributions. This Friday September 17th, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will recognize Hunger Action Day while offering senior boxes for the first time at the Aliquippa drive-up distribution. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast_%20Hunger%20Action%20Day.mp3

 

08 Sep

Food Podcast: What happens to food that goes bad

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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 – 10:59 am

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank talks about its new partnership with Ecotone Renewables. The partnership is part of its latest efforts to cut down on organic waste by using a new Seahorse Biodigester. The Biodigester, run by Ecotone Renewables, is located in Swissvale and is critical in sustainably using food waste to make fertilizer instead […]

 

01 Sep

Food Bank: Food Justice

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Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 – 10:42 am

Food Bank’s Food Justice is Social Justice initiative. The goal of the initiative is to create awareness about social inequality, while educating the Food Bank’s service area of numerous organizations in the region that are focused on ending racism and creating equality for all. Food Justice is Contemporary Craft’s fourth socially-engaged exhibition. There are 15 […]

 

25 Aug

Food Bank Podcast: Veterans

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 – 11:01 am

On this episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank talks with Veterans Place. When the pandemic hit, families were thrown into crisis. Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank saw a record number of people coming to distributions to receive food assistance. If you watched TV, you probably […]