Good Food Pittsburgh: Speed Dating for Farmers Matches Local Producers with Restaurants & Retailers

Nov 16, 2018 It seems pretty obvious that behind every great farm-to-table restaurant must lie at least one great farm. But it raises a question known to matchmakers wide and far: How do you pair up the right farmer with the right restaurateur? Bringing farmers to the table where decisions get made is so important […]

Local Food Matchup, Press
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City Paper: When Farmer Harry Met Chef Sally

Nov 12, 2018 Last time you visited at restaurant in Pittsburgh, did the server mention the name of the farm where the chicken was raised? Or did the specials menu include the location of the producer who grew the fresh beets? Or did you enjoy a locally crafted beer? Farm-to-table dining is more than a […]

Local Food Matchup, Press
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Post-Gazette: Get the inside scoop on 3 Downtown Pittsburgh restaurants (*update: 2 Downtown restaurants)

September 26, 2018 Rebecca Sodergren *UPDATE: We apologize for the short notice but due to circumstances beyond our control, this tour has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for future neighborhood tasting tours!* Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants is giving food nerds the inside scoop on three Downtown restaurants. Doors Open Pittsburgh annually features Insider Tours two days […]

Downtown, Press
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NEXTpittsburgh: The latest public art project coming to Pittsburgh: used straws from local restaurants?

August 20, 2018 Bill O’Toole Did you sip from a disposable straw today? While Starbucks is busy phasing them out and Amazon is selling a rainbow of stainless steel options to replace landfill-clogging plastic straws, Pittsburgh’s restaurants are taking an even more creative approach. They’re making something beautiful. The Straw Forward campaign is combining environmental […]

Press, Straw Forward
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Pittsburgh Today Live: Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant & Spirit

Rebecca Bykoski, Tom Barr, and Kelsey Sheridan stop by PTL to talk about the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Program and Spirit! Watch Segment >>

Gold Designation, Press
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Straw Forward

The Incline: How to help turn 1 million straws into public art in Pittsburgh

July 20, 2018 Rossilynne Culgan More than a dozen local restaurants are trying to collect a million drinking straws through early fall so an artist can turn the ubiquitous plastic tubes into a public sculpture in Pittsburgh. “We just really saw this opportunity especially with all of the attention that’s being put toward plastic straws […]

News, Press, Straw Forward
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