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The Seed Farm’s Spring Plant Sale – May 7 & 8

By admin March 12, 2020 9:58 am

The Seed Farm’s 8th annual Spring Plant Sale will feature a wide variety of strong, healthy plants for your home garden. May 7 | 9am-3pm May 8 | 11am-2pm 5854 Vera Cruz Rd, Emmaus Join us at the farm on May 7-8, and choose from over 200 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. As always, starter plants are grown right here in The Seed Farm’s greenhouse. We’ll have your favorites on hand as well as plenty of new, exciting varieties to try. All plants are grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, and we never use genetically modified seeds. Download the Plant Variety List here!  

Welcoming Lauren, Development Coordinator

By admin December 4, 2020 8:35 pm

Lauren Matthews joined our team in October. She brings a fresh spirit and can-do attitude, and is a great addition to our development team! We caught up with her for a quick Q&A. What were you doing before coming to Second Harvest? Prior to Second Harvest, I was the Marketing & Community Engagement Director for Civic Theatre of Allentown. I created and managed content for the website, social media platforms, Read more

A Warm Welcome to Cara, Volunteer Coordinator

By admin November 9, 2020 3:00 pm

Cara Przybylowicz joined our team in August. She brings ample experience in everything nonprofit volunteer-related. She will manage our volunteer efforts and ensure our volunteers have a meaningful and fun experience. We caught up with Cara for a Q&A What were you doing before coming to Second Harvest? Previously, I worked for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware counties as the Volunteer Manager for fi Read more

The FeedLV Initiative: Second Harvest Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis

By admin June 5, 2020 12:13 am

With the continuing spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), Pennsylvania’s charitable food network has been adopting new policies and practices to ensure the health and safety of individuals and the food it delivers. We are taking the following precautionary steps: All external visitors, except for previously scheduled appointments, are prevented from entering the facility until further notice. We will no Read more

The Ongoing Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

By admin April 28, 2020 3:15 pm

Our network of food pantries is feeding more people than ever. Many people have lost their jobs and are without a paycheck. They are turning to our network to keep food on the table. At Second Harvest, we are working around the clock to make sure that food distribution does not stop and gets out to the people who need it. We have started packing emergency boxes in our warehouse – it’s a box of staple items meant Read more

Response to COVID – 19

By admin April 9, 2020 7:52 pm

We’ve been moved beyond words by the outpouring of support for our COVID-19 response efforts. Whether you’ve joined our support efforts in the past three weeks, or plan to take action in the days and weeks to come: THANK YOU! But, still we need you now, more than ever. We are ramping up purchases of delivery-ready pantry staples, and packing emergency boxes in our warehouse. Our 200+ partner agencies are movi Read more

Food Truck Food Drive – April 30, 2022

By admin March 12, 2020 10:05 am

Saturday, April 30, 2022 WFMZ and Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom are gearing up for the fourth annual Food Truck Food Drive! This year's event will take place on Saturday, April 30th, from 11am to 2pm at Dorney Park. Bring food donations to benefit Second Harvest then stay for lunch from some of your favorite food trucks, play fun lawn games, get your picture taken with Snoopy and the PEANUTS™ Gang, meet some Read more

Stamp Out Hunger – May 14, 2022

By admin March 11, 2020 3:45 pm

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania is partnering with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) for the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. On May 14th, participating postal carriers around the Lehigh Valley will be collecting food donations as they deliver mail in their communities. Community members in Bethlehem, Allentown and Easton that would like to participate in this Read more

The Seed Farm Merges with Second Harvest

By admin June 27, 2019 9:00 am

More Farming, Better Food, Healthier Community   Americans have become increasingly sensitive to our fragile environment and its relationship to the sustainability of farms. The Seed Farm in Lehigh County was ahead of its time in recognizing the symbiosis of a healthy environment and well-run farming businesses. The importance of that symbiosis applies to every one of us, whether we purchase our food without t Read more

Concannon Miller’s Betsy Storey-Bono is elected as Chair of Second Harvest Board

By admin June 17, 2019 4:36 pm

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Food Bank’s Advisory Board elected Betsy Storey-Bono as Board Chair. Storey-Bono joined the Advisory Board in May 2016 and succeeds Michael Tukeva, President and CEO of Pocono Mountains United Way as Chair. Tukeva joined the Second Harvest Advisory Board in March 2013 and was elected Chair in January 2018. Betsy St Read more