About Edible Earth Farm

Pittsburgh's favorite fresh food delivery service featuring the area's first Full-Choice CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, where members chose all of their weekly items. CSA members have benefits unique to Edible Earth Farm. Members get access to a vast online webstore where they can purchase items including flour, grain, herbs, bulk produce, kitchenware, prepared foods, storage crops, honey, maple syrup, tea, coffee, meats and more. Members also get access to on-farm events and access to Edible Earth Farm's free home delivery service. Become a member today and see firsthand why hundreds of families chose Edible Earth Farm to feed them every year.

Edible Earth Farm raises vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, ginger, fruit and pastured pigs and beef. Located 68 miles north of Pittsburgh and 50 miles south of Erie. They are are Certified organic and utilize many biodynamic farming methods. They also source and sell through the West Penn Farm Alliance.

What is the Best CSA?

We at Edible Earth Farm believe that choice, variety, quality and consistency are all important factors in delivering the best CSA experience. Edible Earth Farm is the first farm in Western PA to offer a Free Choice CSA, where members choose every item, every week. Customer service is very important, too. Expect timely responses to questions and inquires. Join today and see why so many families choose Edible Earth Farm to feed them.

Registration is open for the 2019 Fall/Winter/Spring CSA

Sign up today! Limited slots available. This is the first time in three years, we have Fall/Winter CSA slots open. We are growing our Winter program and are accepting new, non-Summer CSA members..

Registration is open for Summer 2020

Registration is Now Open for our Main Season CSA!

Sign up today and get your spot in Pittsburgh's most diverse CSA program. Choice CSA slots are very limited. Register early if you want to be part of Western PA's first choice 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 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
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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.
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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.

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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.

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