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August / September 2011



All in the Family
Take Route 8 to Butler and visit Freedom Farms, where the King brothers (all nine of them, along with their sister and mother!) are running a successful farming business.

Farmers’ Market Finds
Discover the culinary treasures and homemade specialties on sale at farmers’ markets around the region. We go beyond the produce to look at the
people and the pride they take in their businesses.

Rock Star Chef
Ooh la la! Not only is Vermont native Grace Potter a fabulous musician, she’s also a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen! Catch Grace Potter & the Nocturnals at Hartwood Acres on August 7.

So Butch
Study our guide on how to best prepare each cut of beef, lamb, and pork, and find out where to buy local meats.


Season’s Greetings
Bask in the beauty of summer! We’re sending you sunny salutations about our favorite season.

Go berry picking, picnicking, and partying (for a good cause), filling your schedule with foodie events in
August and September.

Toss your trash wisely. Experts from the Pennsylvania Resources Council give us the dirt on composting. Find
out how and why to do it.

Edible Chatter
Put your greenitude into high gear by becoming a Friend of the Riverfront, planting an urban garden, and supporting First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign.

Culinary Conversation
Discover the science behind eating well with Wellness Chef Colombe Fruehauf.

From the Farm
Help save Manchester-Farms from extinction. The National Historic Landmark in Avella is working to maintain its vital stake in the community.

Fresh Cooking
Take notes from these chefs who turn three fresh ingredients into true masterpieces.

From the Kitchen
Go to lunch, dinner, and happy hourat Pittsburgh’s first Green Certified Restaurant! Phipps Café serves seasonal and healthy menu items.

Thirst For Knowledge
Chill out, and uncork a bottle of wine that’s best served cold!

Edible Dining Guide
Reserve a table at one of these locavore-minded restaurants.

Edible Directory
Get the details on the local vendors listed in this issue.

Edible Essence
Serve the ultimate summer food: heirloom tomatoes!

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