2022 Pasabilities Award Recipients

Each year, we honor farmer, community, and business leaders who serve as examples for advancing sustainable agriculture through innovation and collaboration. We’re pleased to share this year’s award recipients.

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Joining the Next Generation of Famers

We’re proud to announce the first three graduates of our Diversified Vegetable Apprenticeship program! This formal, paid apprenticeship program, registered with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, pairs beginning farmers with established farmers to provide a guided pathway toward managing or starting a vegetable farm. Graduating apprentices have completed at least 2,700 hours of […]

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2021 Pasabilities Award Recipients

Each year, we honor farmer, community, and business leaders who serve as examples for advancing sustainable agriculture through innovation and collaboration. We’re pleased to share this year’s award recipients. Sustainable Agriculture Leadership Award Walnut Hill Farm: Michael, Karen, and Amelia Kovach Walnut Hill Farm is located in Western Pennsylvania and is a pastured livestock farm. […]

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2021 Board of Directors Nominees

Learn about the 2021 nominees for Pasa’s board of directors. Voting is open to all current Pasa members. Members will receive instructions for casting their ballot online or by mail. Tyler Holmberg Since graduating from Muhlenberg College with a BA in environmental studies, Ty has had extensive experience in youth development, food sovereignty, and education […]

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In Solidarity

The killing of George Floyd has spurred national and international protests demanding change in racially biased systems that do not do enough to prevent violence and to hold those who commit violence against Black people accountable. Pasa Sustainable Agriculture stands in solidarity. We also acknowledge that the death of a human being is too high […]

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We’ve changed our name…a bit.

After nearly three decades as the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture—or, more commonly, PASA—we thought it might be time for a slight update. Our members voted to approve the update in 2019, and we’re now officially implementing it. Moving forward, we are Pasa Sustainable Agriculture. Pasa for short. We know that in the midst of […]

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2020 PASAbilities Awards Recipients

Each year at our Sustainable Agriculture Conference, we honor farmer, community, and business leaders who serve as examples for advancing sustainable agriculture through innovation and collaboration. We’re pleased to share this year’s award recipients. Rolling Harvest Food Rescue Sustainable Agriculture Community Leadership Award Rolling Harvest Food Rescue works to increase access to donated fresh produce and […]

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New Office Opens in Harrisburg

On October 1st, we’ll be opening an office in Harrisburg. Our new space sits just blocks from the State Capitol, the Broad Street Farmers Market, the State Department of Agriculture, many conservation partners, and at the nexus for agriculture commerce headed in all directions. It also overlooks the Susquehanna River—the lifeblood of the Chesapeake Bay—offering […]

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