Healcrest Winter Retreat


Happy Winter Holidays everyone out there! Its been a snowy December so far and we are busy bees right now at Healcrest filling holiday orders, taking care of our little hens and keeping our little corner of the world in order over the winter months. 

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If you havent heard, Healcrest successfully entered an incubator program this November! The Idea Foundry Intersector Program will provide us with 3-4 months of business development support and we are utilizing that time to build new internal structures for farm and product management! We look for 2014 to be a great year for getting Teapops, Teas and a few other choice quality herb-based edibles into your lives! We believe strongly in the quality of our products coming out of Healcrest and are excited to get them into the world. If you have a store, a cafe or somewhere special you would like to see our Teapops or Teas, please dont hesitate to drop us a line!

On that note, the budding partners of Healcrest Urban Farm decided to take some time to  build up on our relationships and plan for the coming year by celebrating and working deep in nature. We headed this past weekend to Cook’s Forest for some wintry walks, warm cabin work time and delicious shared meals! In building up a social enterprise that believes in the triple-bottom line of people, planet and profits – we are working to ensure that our values match our business identity and that each move, as we grow, reflects our commitment to the original Garfield lots we sit on and the greater health and wellness of the people we serve everywhere.

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Thank you for watching our moves out there and supporting our continued work to bring quality, local foods, urban lot sustainability and community-engagement around food and health! 

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Healcrest Urban Farm Wish List


Healcrest Urban Farm Wish List

Hi Friends! ‘Tis the Season of Giving and Did You Know Healcrest Urban Farm Has a WISH LIST?! If you want to support our efforts we will LOVE you forever!
View our wishlist here http://www.healcresturbanfarm.com/

front loader
wheel barrow X2
rain barrels
trough
chicken feed
dehydrator
rakes – all kinds
tall ladder
shed organizers
cherry pickers X2
hedge clippers
hand trimmers
8′ black mesh fencing
pond liner
yurts

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December 12, 2013 · 4:08 pm

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Please join us this Sunday, December 7th, 1-4pm for an Autumn Street Cleanup!
We would love your help lifting leaves, trimming trees, and general Fall time FUN!

Join Us at the Corner of Hillcrest St. and N. Pacific in Garfield, PGH.
Take a moment to enjoy the gardens and peaceful retreat of Healcrest Urban Farm.

*long sleeves, pants, boots, and gloves recommended*

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November 27, 2013 · 10:39 pm

IMI for The Holidays 2013!


IMI for The Holidays 2013!

We look forward to seeing you this weekend at The Waterfront! FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Join US for a Wonderful Local Artisan Shopping Experience
The 6th Annual Holiday Artisan I Made It Nomadic Marketplace

AND

DEC 8th – Sterling Yoga Artists Market

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November 18, 2013 · 9:44 pm

intersectorlogoWE’RE ACCEPTED! Idea Foundry Intersector Program

We’re so excited and grateful to be accepted into the Idea Foundry Intersector Program. Our incubation begins tomorrow and we are eager to dive in and refine the Healcrest Urban Farm vision and plan. Read more about the new exciting programs of Idea Foundry and how social entrepreneurs are committing to the triple bottom line; people, planet, profits. We are so thankful to begin this process.

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November 18, 2013 · 9:25 pm

Night Market FUN!


We had a wonderful time vending at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Bridge Party last Friday! It was so busy, full of people, music, and of course The DUCKY!

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AND we are looking forward to the Garfield Night Market this Friday! Join us for a delicious line up of food trucks, local artisans, beautiful ambiance, amidst the Garfield First Friday Gallery Crawl!

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Come visit us for some of the last TeaPops of the season! We will also have hot tea by the cup and tea by the box!

Flavors this Week

  • Apple Saucy Goddess
  • Chunky Peach + Calendula
  • Pear Lavender
  • Plum Chai
  • Peaches & Basil Cream

 

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FREE Yoga with Meg – SEP SERIES


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SEPT SERIES ~ FREE Yoga with Meg

We welcome you to join us in the Healcrest orchard for this series of Yoga 1 practicum classes. Join us at 7pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays in September.

This moderately-paced class will include sun salutations and a wide range of standing and seated postures designed to increase strength, balance and flexibility. For new students with good physical health. Bring water to drink and mat and/or blanket is recommended.

Join Meg Graham at Healcrest Urban Farm 5200 Hillcrest St. Garfield, PA. Register here or contact healcresturbanfarm@gmail.com Facebook Event Here

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September 3, 2013 · 11:37 am

A Summer of WOW!


Thank You for Supporting Healcrest Urban Farm

This summer has been very busy with over 40 events and over 45 different flavors of TeaPops! We have loved our diverse list of markets and farm events this season and it makes us excited for next year.

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With Autumn fast approaching we are in harvest mode at the farm, as well as shifting from our cold sweet treat to our delicious herbal tea blends for market. You can find both at PGH area markets and come visit our booth at the Mother Earth News Fair Sept 20th-22nd.

Visit us this weekend at the Garfield Night Market Friday, Saturday join us at the farm for a Late Summer Soiree, then Sunday visit us at Union Station for Station to Station.

  • SEP 1st – @ Weather Permitting, Shadyside Nursery
  • SEP 6th - First Friday Garfield Night Market, Pittsburgh, PA
  • SEP 7th – Late Summer Soiree: A Healcrest Hafla with Amun Raqs, food trucks, and dance
  • SEP 8th - Station to Station at Union Station, Dwtn
  • SEP 13th - PGH Abides at Bayardstown, Strip District
  • SEP 15th – SUN 1:30-3:30 – Fermentation Basics with Natalya
  • SEP 15th5pm-9pm - TBA @ Weather Permitting, Shadyside Nursery
  • SEP 20th-22nd -  @Mother Earth News Fair, Seven Springs, PA
  • SEP 29th, 11am-4pm – @Green Innovation Festival, Hartwood Acres, PA
  • OCT 12th – Harvest Dinner and Garden Party

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Late Summer Soiree: A Healcrest Hafla


Yalla Habibi!

Come celebrate late summer and new beginnings with the amazing sounds of Amun Raqs, Street Foods, Healcrest TeaPops, open dance, and surprises!

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Join us 7pm At Healcrest Urban Farm 5200 Hillcrest St. Garfield, PA. RSVP here at http://www.healcresturbanfarm.com/events.html or contact healcresturbanfarm@gmail.com.

Come and feel free to share food, drink, chairs, music, dance, smiles, hugs, and laughs! $5

Hafla: a celebration with music, dance, and food; a party for bellydancers

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Farm-to-Freezer: Locally Made Popsicles Popping Up Around Pittsburgh

We ‘re pleased and grateful to be featured on The Allegheny Front! Thanks to Hal B Klein and Kara Holsopple for visiting with us.
Farm-to-Freezer: Locally Made Popsicles Popping Up Around Pittsburgh -

You’ve probably heard of farm-to-table by now, but what about farm-to-freezer? There is a Pittsburgh farmer who’s helping pioneer that movement by taking a familiar summer treat in an unexpected direction. Read more…

See more Healcrest NEWS here

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August 26, 2013 · 11:42 am