Second Nav

October / November 2008

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“The lettuce still has the roots on it. It’s still alive! It’s crisper, and the flavor is more intense. It even holds better to the vinaigrette.” — Chef Keith Fuller

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“We’re extremely careful. The coops aren’t as crowded, so they’re not raised as confined as commercial turkeys are.” — Beverly Pounds

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“We’ve been selling for 75 years. It’s a strong brand that’s held its own against all the national competition.”
— Lee Hurwitz
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FEATURES

LETTUCE GROW
Pick crisp hydroponic greens with Milestone Specialty Produce on the Great Allegheny Passage.

POUNDS’ FOR POUNDS
Flock to Pounds’ Turkey Farm in Leechburg, and meet Thanksgiving’s top bird.

ROOM FOR CREAM
Savor sour cream stirred up on the North Shore by a fourth-generation family business.

DEPARTMENTS

SEASON’S GREETINGS
Usher autumn into the
Allegheny Valley Mountain
region with fall festivals.

EDIBLE CALENDAR
Hop on a hayride, attend a
harvest party, and fall into the
season with these events.

EDIBLE GLOSSARY
Gobble up a plethora of poultry
definitions.

EDIBLE CHATTER
Taste fall’s new menu at The
Quiet Storm, stop in at a big
Burrito restaurant to support the
Greater Pittsburgh Community
Food Bank, and grab Dozen
Bake Shop’s “green” cupcakes.

GREEN LIVING
Eschew bottled water with
Phipps Conservatory, and cool
off at Duquesne University in
our eco-conscious news.

GROUND BREAKERS
Green your world with Marcia
Barr, director of environmental
stewardship for Children’s
Hospital of Pittsburgh of
UPMC.

FRESH COOKING
Sauté duck, slurp sweet
potato soup, and crunch on a
micro-greens salad with Lucca
Ristorante’s Chef Roger Seanor
and Bob Trimbur of Spring
Valley Farms.

FROM THE FARM
Pick pumpkins and pose with
scarecrows at Schramm Farms’
Fall Fest.

CULINARY CONVERSATION
Chat with Chatham University
President Dr. Esther Barazzone,
and Chair of the Board of
Trustees Murray Rust.

FROM THE KITCHEN
Dig into a steamy serving of
soup, served in a scooped-out
pumpkin, and indulge in a slice
of six-layer chocolate cake at
The Ivy Café in Ligonier.

THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE
Wake up with a cup of Fair
Trade, organically grown coffee
brewed by La Prima Espresso
Company.

EDIBLE EVENTS
Celebrate these harvest
happenings.

EDIBLE DIRECTORY
Seek out fresh produce
and purveyors in your
neighborhood.

EDIBLE ESENCE
Get pumped for pumpkins
galore in Western Pennsylvania.

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