Eat Local: Farm-Fresh Finds in the Mon Valley & PGH East This Summer

All the details on the Mon Valley & Pittsburgh East's PYO Farms, CSAs, Farmers Markets and more!

By Macaroni KID May 30, 2024

With spring turning into summer in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East, It's time to embrace the freshness of the season by eating local. From pick-your-own farms where you can create unforgettable memories (and great photos!) with your little ones, to CSAs offering a bounty of seasonal delights and local farmers markets ... there are plenty of ways to eat fresh in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East! 

By choosing locally grown produce, you're not only treating your taste buds, but also supporting sustainable agriculture and the hardworking farmers in the the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East area.

Discover where you can find locally grown fruits, vegetables, and more in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East to bring home to your family:

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Pick-Your-Own (PYO) Farms in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East

It's a hands-on adventure at these PYO farms in and around the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East, where you can enjoy the experience of picking your own fruits and vegetables straight from the fields. Here are some top picks of what's open now:

Triple B Farms

823 Berry Lane - Monongahela, PA 15063

What to expect: Triple B Farms is your home for the region’s best fresh, local, sustainably grown, delicious produce...AND...the most wholesome family fun destination in the area!

Know of any other PYO farms in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East that we should add to our list? Let us know at

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Local CSAs in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East

Support local farmers and enjoy a regular supply of fresh, seasonal produce by joining a CSA in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Here are some options to consider:

Blackberry Meadows Farm

7115 Ridge Rd

Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Details: Blackberry Meadow is a family farm, pasture raised, non-GMO, antibiotic free local CSA. The finest pork and organic products in Western PA. 

Do you have a favorite CSA that you'd like to recommend? Share the details with us at {Email Address}.

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Farmers Markets in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East

The Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East's farmers markets are a great place to spend your day browsing fresh produce, locally-produced artisanal goods, and much more. Here's where to find farmer's markets in the Mon Valley - Pittsburgh East:

Monongahela Farmer's Market

Chess Park, Monongahela, PA 15063 

What to expect: Each week is a different theme. Vendors, farmers and food trucks gather round every Friday from June - September to sell/display their goods!

Plum Street Saturday Morning Market

201 S Second Avenue - Elizabeth, PA 15037 

What to expect: Enjoy a variety of vendors, farmers and food from many businesses in Elizabeth, PA! Markets are once a month from May - October.