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Ways to Give Event - Porktoberfest: Highland Games, Music and Celebration

Porktoberfest will feature a pig roast, Highland Games, music, and seasonal activities on Saturday, October 5 at North Mountain Pastures. This event will benefit PASA's Shon Seeley Legacy Fund.

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Centre County Local Foods Week

This week-long celebration features a number of opportunities for you to get out and enjoy what our area farms and agrarian landscape have to offer. Shop at your favorite farmers markets and treat your family to meals out at our Partner restaurants that feature local ingredients on their menus year-round. Participate in our featured events to get out, get active and get local!

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PASA Western Region Event - Greenhorns Film Screening

Feb. 26th at 6:30pm – Greenhorns Film Screening at the Gemini Theater This 50-minute documentary explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs. Filmmaker Severine Von Tscharner Fleming hopes that broadcasting the stories and voices of these young farmers will inspire those considering a career in agriculture. The production of Greenhorns is part of a larger grassroots nonprofit campaign for agricultural reform. After the film, Greg Boulos will share first-hand experiences of getting starting in farming and talk about work-shares, internships, and apprenticeships on his farm! This event is FREE; please call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

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Farmers Market Workshop: Direct Marketing Tools and Strategies to Grow Your Customer Base

Farmers Market Workshop: Direct Marketing Tools and Strategies to Grow Your Customer Base March 8, 2014, 10am - 4pm (register today!) ***Description and schedule still being finalized 9:45 and 10am - Sign-in & Welcome 10-10:30am - Introductions; PASA's FMPP grant overview; agenda for the day 10:30am-11:15am - Broadening Access to Fresh Local Food: Learn about a new program and get assistance to become SNAP-authorized (AMY Crone) 11:15am-12:15pm - SNAP in Action: How Pgh farmers markets got an EBT program started and plans for growth (Emily Schmidlapp) 12:15-1pm - BYOB Lunch: Please bring your own bagged lunch, snacks and refreshments will be provided by PASA 1-2pm - Affordable marketing - social media, websites, newsletters, planning events to get media coverage (Shawn?) 2-3pm - Reaching new audiences: logistical aspects, challenges, collaborative marketing/networking, attracting/serving the new audience (Heather Mikulas) 3-3:15pm - Short break leading into Q&A session and interactive networking activities (Moderated by Heather and Alissa) end around 4pm

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