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FEATURES

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE
Find the lamb that chefs seek from around the world at the Latrobe farm of John and Sukey Jamison.

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GROWING PAINS
Hear both sides of the story about genetically modified crops, and what Western Pennsylvanians are doing to produce organic alternatives.

SPRING CLEANING
Cleanse with Kombucha from Right by Nature and the Good Life Market, yoga from the Himalayan Institute, a massage from Greater Pittsburgh Joint & Muscle Center, and healthy tips from Club One Fitness.

DEPARTMENTS

SEASON’S GREETINGS
Reap the abundance of spring’s fi rst harvest with us!

CALENDAR & EVENTS
Celebrate Earth Day with ecofriendly events.

EDIBLE CHATTER
Pick up perennials, herbs, and 72 varieties of peppers at Plant- It Earth Greenhouse, shop organic arugula from Maggie’s Mercantile’s Greenhouse at the East End Co-Op, and more.

GREEN LIVING
Reserve a unit with the radically new co-housing condominiums in East Liberty, and apply for a green innovation grant through the Green Building Alliance.

GLOSSARY
Shed tears of joy over spring’s bounty of alliums: onions, ramps, leeks, and garlic.

FRESH COOKING
Taste-test with Kaya’s Executive Chef Brandy Stewart, who prepares fresh recipes with arugula and asparagus from Amy McConnell-Schaarsmith’s Aliquippa farm.

FROM THE FARM
Breathe in the warm aroma of freshly baked breads, and stock up on natural, range-fed Angus beef at Friendship Farms.

GROUNDBREAKERS
Create a waterfall with Kristen Kosinski, the Mt. Lebanon native behind The Samburu Project, bringing wells to indigenous people of Kenya.

PLANTING THE SEED
Say olé, and plant a salsa garden to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, taking advantage of its kicky components all summer long.

ECO KIDS
Get better faster with sick-day advice from UPMC pediatrician Dr. Mark Diamond. Plus, cleanse the your system with yoga, neti pots, and more.

EDIBLE DIRECTORY
Find your favorite farmers’ markets and local resources.

EDIBLE ESSENCE
Pick a sprig of spearmint to jazz up your julep, spice up your salad, and add pizzazz to a party.

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