04 Jun

Food Bank: Mobile Farmers Market

published in category: Food Bank
Friday, June 4th, 2021 – 11:34 am

June is fruits and veggies month, so today’s food podcast focuses on the Food Bank’s innovative way to get fresh produce from local farms to areas where healthy food is difficult to find. It’s called the Green Grocer, and while it looks like a food truck, you won’t find burgers or tacos when you visit. […]

 

25 May

Food Bank: KDKA-TV Feed The Kids Telethon On June 2nd

published in category: Food Bank
Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 – 3:36 pm

The food bank is proud to partner with KDKA-TV, Giant Eagle and Citizens Bank for this year’s Feed the Kids Telethon. The telethon airs June 2nd. For every dollar that’s donated, Citizens Bank will match donations up to $40,000. In 2020, the telethon raised $154,754. In honor of the Feed the Kids Telethon, the food […]

 

18 May

Food Bank: Food Justice Is Social Justice

published in category: Food Bank
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 – 2:57 pm

This episode of the Food Podcast focuses on the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Food Justice is social justice initiative. This initiative is intended 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. This […]

 

12 May

Food Bank: In Person Learning Changes School Food Programs

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 – 1:47 pm

An interview with Food Bank’s Director of Child Nutrition Programs Karen Dreyer Rewind to one year ago. Every school in Western PA had to switch to remote learning, and overnight, the food bank’s child nutrition team had to find a way to make sure kids reliant on school meal programs, still had food while learning […]

 

05 May

Food Bank: Preps To Grow Its Produce For Pittsburgh

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 – 10:12 am

Not many people realize, the food bank not only houses and distributes food to the people of Greater Pittsburgh, it grows it too. Drive 30 miles north of Pittsburgh on the campus of Chatham University Eden Hall, and you’ll find an acre plot where fruits and veggies grow. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2024.mp3

 

28 Apr

Food Bank: Food Justice Is Social Justice

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 – 4:42 pm

This week’s Food Podcast focuses on the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Food Justice is social justice initiative. This week, the food podcast featured The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance Pittsburgh. APALA Pittsburgh is a national organization of AAPI union members and allies advancing worker, immigrant and civil rights. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2023.mp3

 

22 Apr

Food Bank: New Host & Member Of Communications Team

published in category: Food Bank
Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 – 1:37 pm

Starting the week of April 26th, Krista Johnson will take the lead on the podcast as Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s newest Communications and Public Relations Specialist. She joins this week’s podcast as the guest interview to introduce herself and her background. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2022.mp3

 

14 Apr

Food Bank: Food Waste Awareness Month

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 – 5:11 pm

Interview with Kurt Lindsay who is a Community Food Connections Coordinator at the Food Bank. He works on a three-person team to bring in food for those in need that may otherwise be thrown out. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2021.mp3