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Tom Corbett, GovernorGeorge Greig, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Keeping Pennsylvania Growing

  • Sec. Greig toured Chester Co. Food Bank Sec. Greig toured Chester Co. Food Bank's Springton Monor Farm

    Sec. Greig met with Chester County Food Bank’s Government Programs Coordinator Ally Antonini and Executive Director Larry Welsch during a tour of the food bank facility and Springton Manor Farm. Springton Manor Farm is one of the farms to supply fresh local produce to the food bank for food cupboards across the county.

  • Sec. Greig Recongizes Farm to School Month With Visits to Participating Schools Sec. Greig Recongizes Farm to School Month With Visits to Participating Schools

    For Nat’l Farm to School Month this October I’ve visited schools in Centre, Erie and Lycoming, Lebanon counties to help share with students the importance of supporting their neighborhood farmers by eating local foods and watching for the PA Preferred™ logo on foods to make sure they’re grown in PA.

  • Gov. Corbett Celebrates 500,000th Preserved Farmland Acre Gov. Corbett Celebrates 500,000th Preserved Farmland Acre

    During a celebration at Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market outside Hellam, York Co., Gov. Corbett joined Sec. Greig and others to preserve PA's half-millionth acre of farmland through the state's nation-leading farmland preservation program.

  • PA Preserves 500,000th Acre of Farmland PA Preserves 500,000th Acre of Farmland

    Sec. Greig and members of the PA Ag Lands Preservation Board approved the conservation of PA's 500,000th acre of farmland at a meeting at Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market in Hellam, York Co.

  • Gov. Corbett and Sec. Greig Met with Huntingdon Co. Residents, Ag Community Gov. Corbett and Sec. Greig Met with Huntingdon Co. Residents, Ag Community

    Gov. Corbett and Sec. Grieg talked with Huntingdon Co. residents and members of the agriculture community at a farm outside Tyrone to discuss the hardships they are facing due to rising property taxes driven by increasing pension costs.

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