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!  

Meet, Allison | Associate Executive Director

By Lauren Matthews March 14, 2022 1:03 pm

Allison Czapp joined Second Harvest as our new Associate Executive Director in March, 2022. Previously, she was in grant-writing at our parent organization, Community Action Lehigh Valley, and was Director of Buy Fresh Buy Local – Greater Lehigh Valley. The organization worked with farmers, farmers markets, and other producers to promote and build the local food economy. During her time there, she launched programs like Read more

Meet, Giavanna | Spring Intern

By Lauren Matthews February 28, 2022 6:41 pm

Our Spring Marketing and Development intern is Giavanna Murgia. Giavanna is a junior at Moravian University, studying Communications with a minor in Graphic Design. As the Marketing and Development intern, she contributes to all written materials and uses her creative eye to create new designs for the food bank. Since joining our team, she’s enjoyed seeing how the skills she’s learned at school can be applied to work a Read more

Welcome, Katy! | The Seed Farm

By Lauren Matthews February 16, 2022 3:11 pm

Meet Katy Hunter - the new program administrator at The Seed Farm. She comes to us with an extensive agricultural background, including working for a CSA. Check out this Q & A with Katy!   How long have you been working for The Seed Farm? I joined Farmer Brad and Farmer Neil on The Seed Farm team in February. The first seeds of the season have been started, so now we get to hold our meetings in the war Read more

Welcome, Tamyah! | Nutrition Educator

By Lauren Matthews February 3, 2022 6:53 pm

This new year we welcomed Tamyah Brice to Second Harvest! Previously working as a nutrition educator in Philadelphia, Tamyah brings their skills and knowledge to our nutrition team. Check out the full Q&A with Tamyah!   How long have you been working for Second Harvest? I started January 3rd this year. I'm a month in!   What were you doing before coming to Second Harvest? I was a nutr Read more

Meet, Neil! | The Seed Farm

By Lauren Matthews January 24, 2022 5:33 pm

Winter is a busy time for our team over at the Seed Farm. While we are in the off-season, there's still a lot of work that goes into getting the farm ready for the upcoming growing season. Check out this Q & A with our Assistant Manager, Neil!  What kind of work do you do at the Seed Farm during the winter?  Most of it is maintenance, organization and planning. We fix infrastructure (greenhouses, irrigation Read more

Meet, Brad! | Inventory Control Coordinator

By Lauren Matthews January 4, 2022 3:47 pm

This past September we welcomed Brad to Second Harvest! After over 30 years of working in libraries, he joined our growing team as an Inventory Control Coordinator. Get to know Brad and what his new position entails. Check out our full Q & A with him!   How long have you been working for Second Harvest?  Since September 7, 2021. What were you doing before working for Second Harvest?  I worked in Read more

Welcome, Maison! | Development Officer

By Lauren Matthews December 9, 2021 10:22 pm

A familiar face has joined the Second Harvest development team! We are extremely excited to welcome Maison Allen as our Development Officer. Get to know a bit more about Maison and why she loves working for Second Harvest. Check out our full Q & A with her!   How long have you been working for Second Harvest?  I started working at Community Action in June of 2021 as the Volunteer Coordinator for all the Read more

Welcome, Matt! | PA Senior Food Box Program Coordinator

By Lauren Matthews November 3, 2021 4:32 pm

Welcome to Matt Horvath, our newest PA Senior Food Box Program Coordinator! Get to know Matt and what he did prior to joining Second Harvest. Check out our full Q & A with him!   How long have you been working for Second Harvest?  I began shortly after the 4th of July this year, almost 5 months! What were you doing before working for Second Harvest?  Prior to Second Harvest, I was the Assistant D Read more

The Seed Farm: Meet Board Member, Louis Cinquino!

By Lauren Matthews October 19, 2021 7:08 pm

The Seed Farm | Meet our Advisory Board! In the Spotlight: Louis Cinquino Check out our Q&A with Seed Farm Advisory Board member, Louis Cinquino! Meet our Advisory Board When did you originally join the board? I've been a member of the Seed Farm board since 2013, then joined Community Action when our organizations merged in 2019. Why did you choose to become a board member? I've had a strong intere Read more

Meet Nicole Folino, Agency Relations Coordinator

By Lauren Matthews October 7, 2021 7:55 pm

Staff Spotlight Interview with Nicole Folino By: Joey Marcacci, Summer Marketing & Development Intern Nicole Folino, Agency Relations Coordinator, joined Second Harvest this past May. However, Nicole is no stranger to Community Action Lehigh Valley - she’s worked in various programs ranging from volunteer driven tax preparation to small business assistance. Early in the pandemic, Nicole regularly volu Read more

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