June / July 2009 By Edible Allegheny on June 15, 2009 in Archive FEATURES WILD ON THE RANGE Follow the herd to Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm in Edinboro, where Dan and Mickey Koman are raising American bison in their natural habitat. FLAG-WAVING FRUIT SALUTE Delight in our bevy of beautiful berries — blackberries, raspberries, blueberries BACK TO NATURE Pamper your pets with natural, organic, local foods, to free their diets from the trappings of processed, Western-ized pet food. DEPARTMENTS SEASON’S GREETINGS Soak up our sunny salutations. EDIBLE CALENDAR Fill every weekend with a festival, fresh dinner, or fair. EDIBLE CHATTER Celebrate our local farms – a calf is born, and herbs are sprouting everywhere! Plus, President Obama overhauls food safety measures. GREEN LIVING Spend the summer learning – outside the classroom – about recycling, Rachel Carson, and renewable resources. EDIBLE GLOSSARY Bee-come an expert on the art of apiaries. FROM THE KITCHEN Have a feast, family-style, at Janoski Farm and Country Restaurant. CULINARY CONVERSATION Discover the secret life of bees with commentary on Colony Collapse Disorder from Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Acting Pennsylvania State Apiarist. FROM THE FARM Grow a garden full of distinctive peppers and tomatoes with helpful advice from Plant-It Earth’s Karin Eller. PLANTING THE SEED Grow your own pollinator garden, and sweeten up with local honey products. THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE Try Christian W. Klay Winery’s offerings with cheese, or walk on the wild side and make an ice cream float. Sharon Klay dishes on the tastiest pairings. ECO KIDS Get kids into the kitchen, and help them build healthy eating habits for life with these tips from a Registered Dietician. EDIBLE DIRECTORY Find your farmers’ markets with our listings! EDIBLE ESSENCE Pick up the freshest produce, cheese, and baked goods at area farmers’ markets.