Chatham University

Master of Arts in Food Studies (MAFS) Sustainability Partners and Links

Chatham University scored the highest possible Green Rating of 99 from the Princeton Review’s Best Northeastern Colleges 2013 Edition – one of only 21 schools in the nation to earn a perfect score.

Partners

 
Adat Shalom Synagogue
adatshalompgh.org
Allegheny County Area Agency Aging
alleghenycounty.us/dhs/aaa.aspx
Allegheny County Cooperative Extension
extension.psu.edu/allegheny
Allegheny Front
American HealthCare Group Blackberry Meadows
Braddock Youth Project Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Churchview
Clean Plates Cook N Scribble
Crested Duck Eat N Park Hospitality Group
Fit United of the United Way Food Tank: the Food Thinktank
Franktuary Frick Greenhouse and Shiloh Farm
Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery Garfield Community Farm
Gargasz Farm Giant Eagle
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Grow Pittsburgh
Harvest Valley Farms Heinz History Center
Hilltop Alliance Howard Levin Clubhouse
Jamison's Farm Johns Folly Learning Institute, St. Johns, VI
Just Harvest Larimer Green Team
Lawrenceville United Local Orbit
Market Square Farmers' Market Marty's Market
Neighborhood Academy North Hills Community Outreach
One Woman Farm PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Paragon Foods Penns Corner Farm Alliance
Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Pittsburgh Public Market
Phipps Conservatory Springboard Kitchen
UPMC Magee Women's Hospital Whole Foods
Winchester Thurston Women for a Healthy Environment

East End Co-op

East End Co-op and Cafe
7516 Meade Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

East End Food Co-op is Pittsburgh's only member-owned natural and organic food market, serving the community since 1977. Like thousands of co-ops around the world, the East End Food Co-op strives to follow the Seven Cooperative Principles:

Get your grocery shopping done and have lunch at their vegetarian café!

 

Enrico's Biscotti

Enrico's Biscotti
2022 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-281-2602

At Enrico Biscotti, we have all manner of traditional Italian pastries, from macaroons to tortas. But what will surely catch your eye are the magnificent biscotti; huge - not the typical small, hard, no taste varieties that seem to be everywhere. We hand shape and bake every loaf of biscotti, then hand cut every piece. The result is a biscotti that is not uniform in size and shape, but one that is unique, natural and true to the methods that bakers have used for hundreds of years.

Whether you are ordering from anywhere in the world or just want to sit down in Pittsburgh and have a great cup of coffee or cappuccino, Enrico Biscotti Company offers exciting things to do around town and also a unique experience for everyone to enjoy.

 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
1 N Linden Street
Duquesne, PA 15110
(412) 460-FOOD (3663)
(412) 460-0418 (fax)

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that collects and distributes food through a 380+ member network in 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to feed the hungry in southwestern Pennsylvania through a network of partners and to mobilize our region to end hunger.

 

Grow Pittsburgh Grow Pittsburgh
5429 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 362-GROW (4769)
info@growpittsburgh.org

Grow Pittsburgh envisions the day when growing and eating healthy, local food is commonplace. Grow Pittsburgh's mission is to demonstrate, teach and promote responsible urban food production. They are doing this through their many projects, such as Edible Schoolyard, Braddock Farms, a summer youth intern program, and many others!

 

Just Harvest Just Harvest
16 Terminal Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
info@justharvest.org
(412) 421-8960
(412) 431-8966 (fax)

Just Harvest has been working in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania since 1986 to end hunger and poverty. Just Harvest is a membership organization which promotes economic justice and works to influence public policy and to educate, empower, and mobilize the citizens of our community toward the elimination of hunger and poverty. Hunger is not just about food, it is about justice and power, and together we have the power to do something about it.

 

La Prima Coffee La Prima Coffee
Main Office: Pittsburgh Produce Terminal
The Strip District
20th and Smallman
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 565-7070

La Prima Coffee is a certified organic roaster by Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) which is the state-governing body accredited by the USDA, thus making us the only certified organic coffee roaster in Pittsburgh and one of only three in Pennsylvania. Our Mission at La Prima is:

 

Neighbors in the Strip

Neighbors in the Strip
1212 Smallman Street - Mezzanine Office
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
P: 412.201.4774
F: 412.201.1141

The Strip District is a one-half square mile area northeast of downtown Pittsburgh. In 1999, Neighbors in the Strip (NITS) began to evolve from the inactive Strip Business Merchants Association. Recognizing a need for more than just business promotions, a group of Strip District stakeholders united their efforts to form an organization that would "promote economic development opportunities, while preserving the personality, integrity and character of the Strip."

From fundraising and development of a Neighborhood Improvement Plan to a reduction in crime of 14%, 10% and 9.2% in, 2001, 2002 and 2003 respectively, to assistance in bringing nearly 50 new businesses and approximately 700 jobs to the area over the past four years, Neighbors in the Strip has been intricately involved effecting positive changes for Strip District residents, businesses, property owners, visitors and the Pittsburgh region.

 

Parkhurst Dining Services Parkhurst Dining Services
Eastern Client Support Center
2970 Corporate Court, Suite 5
Orefield, PA 18069
(610) 530-7300

Parkhurst Dining Services
Western Client Support Center
285 E. Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 464-3000
(800) 957-3463
(412) 464-0600 (fax)
dine@parkhurstdining.com

Parkhurst Dining Services mission statement is to provide consistent high-quality dining services to the finest educational institutions, corporations and cultural destinations in its marketing region - dining services designed and developed in a culture that places a premium on culinary excellence and innovation and guest service that exceeds expectations.

 

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture - PASA PASA
Postal Service Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 419
Millheim, PA 16854
(814) 349-9856
(814) 349-9840 (fax)

Physical Office Address:
104 North Street
Millheim, PA 16854

PASA Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture - Promoting profitable farms that produce healthy food for all people while respecting the natural environment.In existence since 1992, the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture continues working to bring farmers together to learn from each other, and to build relationships between those farmers and consumers looking for fresh, wholesome, locally and sustainably produced food. As the largest statewide, member-based sustainable farming organization in the United States, we seek to improve the economic viability, environmental soundness and social responsibility of food and farming systems in Pennsylvania and across the country. We place great value on efforts to build bridges between broadly diverse participants in the agricultural industry, from "farm to fork."

PASA's western region office is located at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus.

 
Penn State Extension


Penn State Extension
Dean's Office
201 Agricultural Administration Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-2541

Penn State Extension offers practical how-to education and problem-solving assistance based on University research. We strive to help people make informed decisions to better their lives, businesses, and communities. Penn State Cooperative Extension uses its Pittsburgh office to help individuals, families, businesses, and communities throughout Pennsylvania with information and a broad range of educational programs designed to:

 
Pennsylvania Resources Council

Pennsylvania Resources Council
Pittsburgh Office
64 S. 14th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 488-7490

Pennsylvania Resources Council established in 1939, is one of the Commonwealth's oldest citizen action environmental organizations. Recognized as a state and national leader in waste reduction and recycling, the remainder of PRC's work focuses on litter and visual blight prevention, watershed awareness, and composting. The strength of PRC's programs is derived from its continuing efforts to bring people, businesses, and government together to prevent and solve environmental problems. PRC's mission is to lead and promote individual and collective actions to preserve Pennsylvania's environmental resources for each generation.

 

Pines Tavern

Pines Tavern
5018 Bakerstown Road
Gibsonia, Pa. 15044
1.724.625.3252

Environmentally focused, The Pines Tavern promotes the belief that food in its purest state... is the best tasting and most nutritious food available. With a finely balanced unity of vision and passion, the Pines Team continually experiments and innovates in order to raise standards for the health of our patrons and the health of the planet. By continually improving our own gardens and partnering with like-minded suppliers to ensure the most natural, seasonally fresh and wholesome foods. Our philosophy is simple: Fresh, locally grown ingredients produce the best food!!

 

Pittsburgh Public Market

Pittsburgh Public Market
Pittsburgh Produce Terminal on Smallman Street
Near the intersection of 17th Street and Smallman Street
Open Every Friday (9am-7pm), Saturday (9am-5pm), and Sunday (10am-4pm)

Pittsburgh's public market has an outstanding group of vendors of local products to enhance what the Strip already offers. So check the list of vendors, marvel at the diversity and quality of their products, prepare for a new and exciting shopping experience, and come and get it!

 
Winchester Thurston School

Winchester Thurston School
Winchester Thurston School- City Campus
555 Morewood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2899
(412) 578-7500
(412) 578-7504 (fax)

Winchester Thurston School- North Hills Campus
4225 Middle Road
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 486-8341
(412) 486-8378 (fax)

Winchester Thurston School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school with two campuses: a Pre-Kindergarten through grade five North Hills Campus in Allison Park and a Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 City Campus in Shadyside. Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve and cultivates the character to serve.

 

Links

American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (Charter Signatory)
Chatham University Climate Commitment
Clean Air-Cool Planet
Eden Hall Campus
Green Building Alliance (Pittsburgh)
Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local
Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University
U.S. Green Building Council