Starting in March 2023, eligible frontline farm and meatpacking workers can apply for a one-time $600 COVID-19 relief payment through Pasa Sustainable Agriculture. Learn more.

Building Equity for U.S. Farmers: A Talk with PA’s Agriculture Secretary

About this listening session: In February 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture created a first-ever Commission on Equity to analyze how USDA programs, practices, and policies can be improved to […]

Circular Success Story: How Philly Restaurants Won the Right to Reuse

About this listening session: Learn how a circular economy advocacy group, a zero-waste design firm, and a local restaurant teamed up to convince the City of Philadelphia that takeout customers […]

Listening Session: How Can We Help Schools Address Food Insecurity?

One out of every six children in Pennsylvania faces hunger. USDA child nutrition waivers are expiring. How can we protect and support vital school and community meal programs today?

Listening Session: What Do You Want in the Next Farm Bill?

Learn about what’s included in the current bill, and hear from our community about improvements they’d like to see in 2023.

Listening Session: Climate Impacts on Farmworkers

What can we do to protect farmworkers from hazardous heat?

Listening Session: Agritainment Liability

What does Pennsylvania’s new agritainment law mean for farm businesses?

Listening Session: Siting & Design for Farm-Based Solar

What rules and tools should guide the development of alternative energy on farmland?

Listening Session: What Can We Do About Pesticide Drift?

What can you do when pesticide contamination from a neighboring farm threatens the health and financial viability of your farm?

Listening Session: What’s Next for Small Meat Processors?

We gathered small meat producers, processors, and policy-makers for a continuing conversation about how to build capacity in the local supply chain.

Listening Session: What’s Next for Industrial Hemp

We gathered leaders from across the supply chain for this roundtable discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing industrial hemp in the region.

How State & Federal Programs Supported Farmers in the Northeast Through the Pandemic

This report examines the value that state and federal policies have provided to farmers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listening Session: Meat Processing

We invited meat processors, farmers, and agency and non-profit staff to share their experiences and suggested solutions for alleviating problems in the current supply chain.

Listening Session: On-Farm Solar Energy

Are you interested in helping to scale up the renewable energy economy with on-farm solar energy?

Listening Session: H-2A Farm Workers & COVID-19

During this farmer listening session, Alyssa Charney from Pa. Senator Bob Casey’s office and John Hollay from United Fresh Produce respond to questions and listen to concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on H-2A farm workers.