Pittsburgh Food Day is part of the national Food Day celebration and movement towards more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food, through the policies that impact our food system. This is a national grassroots mobilization efforts backed by some of the most prominent voices for energizing the food movement. Here in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council aims to celebrate Food Day the entire month of October with food-related events hosted by various Food Policy Council members and beyond.
The highlight of the month will be a capstone event on Sunday, October 23, 2016 with a first-of-its-kind community dinner that will invite 500 Pittsburgh residents and food advocates from diverse socioeconomic, racial and cultural backgrounds to break bread and discuss regional food issues in our region and shine a national spotlight on the good work advocates are doing in Pittsburgh! Attendees at this free, family-friendly event will enjoy a community meal prepared with local ingredients,entertainment from local artists and participate in a community-driven discussion on food-related issues with neighborhood leaders and policy makers.