About Edible Earth Farm

Western PA's favorite fresh food delivery service. We raise vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, ginger, fruit and pastured pigs, beef and chickens. Located 68 miles north of Pittsburgh. We are Certified organic and we utilize many biodynamic farming methods. We also source and sell through the West Penn Farm Alliance.

News

Our 2018 Chefs Share is Available

Are you a kitchen professional and want access to a wide variety of fresh ingredients directly from the farm? We are excited to meet with you and talk about our farm and how we can get you the best fresh food at the best price. Remember, foodies make the best farmers. Both Johnny and April are trained in the culinary arts. Johnny apprenticed with a French Chef and worked in several Pittsburgh kitchens. Contact us to setup a meeting. Details of this program are not public and they require an in-person meeting.

CSA Hosting Opportunities for Summer 2018

Enjoy fresh food? Want to support a local farm? Current hosting opportunities exist in the following areas:Bloomfield, Bridgeville, Cheswick, Cranberry Township, East Liberty, Edinboro, Emsworth, Erie, Forest Hills, Green Tree, Grove City, Meadville, Sewickley, Slippery Rock, South Side, Squirrel Hill and Swisshelm Park. We are adding new sites often along our existing routes. Learn more about hosting their CSA.


More About the Farm

Farm Managers April and Johnny
Edible Earth Farm was founded by April Parker in 2010. It started as a micro-farm, on five acres, in Tionesta, PA. In 2011, Johnny joined his wife at the farm full-time. Every year the farm expanded. In 2016, the farm was spread across five properties and was a challenge to manage. In 2017, the Parker's purchased a larger farm in Mercer County. Edible Earth Farm is now located in Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania and is now a highly diversified fruit, vegetable, mushroom and livestock operation situated on 85 acres.

The Parker's are passionate about farming, food, nature and sustainability. They are committed to growing a wide variety of high-quality
Sandy Lake FarmEdible Earth Farm
produce using biodynamic and deep organic methods. They strive to build a large family of customers who share their passions and enjoy fresh, local food.
garlic fieldGarlic

Johnny and April grew up in the rich farming communities of Central Pennsylvania. They moved to Pittsburgh after April graduated from Penn State. While living in Pittsburgh, they became involved in the local food movement and began to plot the return to their farming roots.


Johnny spent his teenage years working on an organic farm after school, on weekends and during his Summer breaks. Before moving to Pittsburgh, he had a stint working at a French restaurant and learned under the chef and owner. At a young age, he developed a love for food. After moving to Pittsburgh with April, he pursued an education and career in computer science and software engineering. Before leaving to farm, Johnny was the Director of IT at Carnegie Mellon University.


market photoFarmers Market Stand

After moving to Pittsburgh, April pursued a career in social services. She worked for several agencies in and around the Pittsburgh area. At the same time, April continued her education in the areas of herbalism and aromatherapy and incorporates her knowledge into the farm and its products. She started Cloud 9 Aromatherapy in 1997. Don't be surprised to find an aromatherapy salve or herb sachet on our webstore.


Edible Earth Farm LLC is USDA Certified Organic by OEFFA.


Contact Us

Email us at:

Or call us at:

Join Our Mailing List

Gourmet Lettuce Mix with Edible Flowers
Cabbage Harvest
Volunteers