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Posted 9/11/2020 7:42am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

This Week's Features: 

  • Sweet Corn from Detweiler Farm.  Limited quantity, so it will likely sell out.
  • Salves, Lotions, and more from The Way Nature Intended.  New, updated inventory.
  • Apple Dumplings and Sandwich Buns from Dinner Bell Farm
  • Spaghetti Squash from Detweiler Farm
  • Shiitake Mushrooms from Raber Farm
  • Lots of veggies including Premium Salad Mix and Gourmet Lettuce Mix from Glacial Till Farm

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the drop down menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 9/4/2020 8:12am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

This Week's Features: 

  • Paste Tomatoes from Detweiler Farm for canning are available in pecks in both Webstore and CSA this week.
  • Gourmet Lettuce Mix from Glacial Till Farm
  • Apple Dumplings from Dinner Bell Farm
  • Probably the last of the watermelons and cantaloupe this week
  • The first winter squash:  delicata squash.  I'm going to make squash curry next week.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the drop down menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 8/28/2020 8:09am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

This Week's Features: 

  • Paste Tomatoes from Detweiler Farm for canning are available in pecks in both Webstore and CSA this week.
  • Lettuce Mix from Glacial Till Farm

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the drop down menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 8/21/2020 6:35am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

This Week's Features: 

  • Dinner Bell Farms' sweet baked goods are back this week with two new items:  Apple Pie Cupcakes and Almond Raisin Granola.  Plus bread from Going with the Grain.
  • Cherish Creamery:  $5 off 5 mix and match their $8.00 products.  Just "order" the discount when you order any five of their cheeses and yogurts at the $8.00 price.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the drop down menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 7/31/2020 9:29am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

This Week's Features:  

  • Dinner Bell Farms is back from vacation with their delicious baked goods
  • Beelzebub's Salsa is back with mushrooms, salsa, hummus, and more
  • Green and yellow beans, tomatoes, and lots more summer produce.  For even more variety, head over to our Harvie site and order a CSA share for this week.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 7/24/2020 8:41am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

CSA Shares available!  We also have extra CSA Shares available this week on our Harvie site.  You can access that here:  https://www.harvie.farm/farm-stand/nwpa-growers-co-op.  Extra shares are only available for pickup, not for home delivery.

 

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 7/17/2020 7:35am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

Lots of veggies!  Eggplant, cucumbers, onions, shallots, kale, zucchini, and lots more.

Chicken!  Grateful Life Farm's chicken cuts are back.  Half chicken, drumsticks, thighs, wings, boneless/skinless breasts.

 

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 7/10/2020 9:47am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

Harmony Grove's Bibb lettuce is back!  Limited quantities, so grab it before it's sold out.

Carrots and Potatoes!  Introducing new grower Byler Farm from Hartstown (near Greenville PA).  Allen Byler has lots of experience, since his father was a NWPA Growers farmer for many years when he was young.

Goat Cheese and Drinkable Yogurt from Cherish Creamery has been restocked.  Try their new blueberry yogurt before we sell out.  Plus we added chocolate goat milk!  And don't forget the feta.

Too Hot to Bake?  Sweet treats and bread from Dinner Bell Farm and bread from DB will give you homemade flavor while keeping you out of the kitchen.  GWTG Bread is back this week.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 7/3/2020 9:13am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now (Friday morning) until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

Zucchini, Summer Sqash, Kohlrabi, and lots of greens!

Goat Cheese and Drinkable Yogurt from Cherish Creamery has been restocked.  Try their new blueberry yogurt before we sell out.  Plus we added chocolate goat milk!  And don't forget the feta.

Too Hot to Bake?  Sweet treats and bread from Dinner Bell Farm and bread from DB will give you homemade flavor while keeping you out of the kitchen.  GWTG Bread is on vacation this week.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers

Posted 6/12/2020 9:58am by Amy Philson.

Our Webstore will be open for orders now until Monday at 8 a.m. for delivery on Wednesday or Thursday.  CSA Members will receive your email from Harvie later this morning listing what is planned for your box.

Pickup is available on Wednesday at our regular host locations.

  • Butler
  • Franklin
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hermitage
  • Meadville
  • Mercer
  • New Castle
  • Slippery Rock

Thursday deliveries include:

  • Bellevue
  • Cranberry Twp
  • Pittsburgh (with preapproved address)
  • Zelienople

Home delivery is also available in these communities subject to approval for distance.

Produce!  This week's produce includes several types of greens, salad mix, mushrooms, and herbs.

Baked Goods! A new bread from Going with the Grain Bread!  Honey Wheat Sandwich Loaf, a slightly sweet everyday bread.  Plus sweet treats from Dinner Bell Farm, including vegan and gluten free options.

Body Care Products!  All products (including hand sanitizer) from The Way Nature Intended have been discounted 25%.  Discounted price is already listed.

Meat!  Ground beef from two different farms, plus pork, chicken, and fish.  Just added: Due to the high demand for local meat, we have had difficulty obtaining "clean" pork for this summer.  Therefore, we have temporarily relaxed our non-GMO requirement for pork.  Sausage, bacon, and chops are available, and they are labeled conventional in the store.

Eggs!  Choose non-GMO or soy-free eggs from pastured hens.

Dairy!  Local cheese from Pasture Maid Creamery, Middlefield Cheese Co-op, and Cherish Creamery.  We also have cow milk from Pasture Maid and goat milk and drinkable yogurt from Cherish Creamery.

Maple and Honey!  Maple syrup, maple mustard, maple wing sauce, and more!  Plus Certified Naturally Grown local honey.

How to place an order: 

1.  Navigate to www.nwpagrowers.com/login

2.  Choose "Login via Email" and enter your email address

3.  Click the link in your email

4.  Add items to your cart.  You can navigate between departments using the dropdown menu titled "Webstore"

5.  When you're finished shopping, click on "View Cart."  Make changes in quantity and finalize your order here.

6.  Choose your Pickup Location.  You may pick up your order at our pickup location in your community, or choose Home Delivery if you are not too far off our route (subject to approval). If you are a CSA Member with a delivery this week, please choose that option at checkout to avoid an additional delivery fee, even if you have home delivery for your CSA Share.  If you place multiple orders in a week, please choose "No Delivery Fee" at checkout to avoid the additional fee.

7.  Check out via PayPal.

8.  Add any notes about your order.  If you are a new customer, please provide your address/phone number.  For home deliveries, tell us any special instructions like put it in your cooler or on the porch.  

9.  Click on "Complete Order."  Please be sure you do this or your order won't go through.  You will receive a confirmation email of your order.  If you don't see the email right away, then your order was not processed.

Questions?  Email me amy@nwpagrowers.com.  Note:  I will be away from email some this Friday and Saturday.  I will respond to most emails Saturday night or Sunday morning.

Amy Philson

NWPA Growers