August / September 2008 By Edible Allegheny on October 30, 2007 in Archive “More than ever, the green movement is taking effect, and people are taking notice. ”— John Vallese, “More than 50 percent of your diet should be produce. ” — Kitty Tuscano, Nature’s Way Market “Pittsburgh is really blossoming right now, and the local food movement has a lot to do with it.”— Jennifer English FEATURES EAT, DRINK, AND BE GREEN Cater your next garden party with one of these eco-friendly companies. HOW DO YOU LIKE THEM APPLES? Glean groundbreaking research from Penn State University applied at Soergel Orchards. DEPARTMENTS SEASON’S GREETINGS Hear our harvest blessings. CALENDAR Sow your wild oats at these fun events. GLOSSARY Get to the pit of agri-vating vocabulary. EDIBLE CHATTER Pour yourself a glass of Western Pennsylvania wine, dine on Pangea’s lamb for supper, and fi nish it off with Allegheny apple pie from The Pie Place. GREEN LIVING Feast your eyes on this farm-sized donation, take a ride in a “green” Classy Cab, and feed your pet allnatural treats from Nature’s Horse. ECO KIDS Investigate the pros and cons of cafeteria food with sixth grader Zachary Kosbie. EDIBLE EXPERT Debunk the Farm Bill with Senator Arlen Specter, an advocate for free-market agriculture. PLANTING THE SEED Grow tomatoes with tips from Mindy Joy Schwartz — she’s got 95 varieties! GROUNDBREAKERS Cheer for local leaders Jennifer English and Megan Cook as they guide urbanites to better eating. FRESH COOKING Brew a hearty lamb stew with Le Pommier’s Chef Sherri Leiphart and Three Sisters Farm’s Darrell Frey. FROM THE FARM Ride in a pickup truck with Bob Trax, and tour his Finleyville farm. CULINARY CONVERSATION Go shopping with Kitty Tuscano, owner of Nature’s Way Market. FROM THE KITCHEN Take a seat with Chef Douglas Dick at Bona Terra restaurant. THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE Tap into Stone Villa Wine Cellar with owners Debbie and Randy Paul. EDIBLE EVENTS Read our rave reviews of some green gatherings. EDIBLE DIRECTORY Go shopping for farm favorites. EDIBLE ESSENCE Pick, bite, and slurp Pennsylvania’s peaches.