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Summer 2008

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“I discovered a long time ago that cattle, like people, are what they eat.”— David Collier

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“Pittsburgh has the largest concentration of green buildings. ” — Al Gore

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FEATURES
SPROUT IT OUT
Spruce up
summer salads
with sprouts from
the South Side’s
Mung Dynasty —
Allegheny County’s
largest farm.
SAY CHEESE!
Block off an
afternoon for
Colby, Mozzarella,
and Cheddar from
the region’s fi nest
cheese artisans and
purveyors.
THE GRASS IS
GREENER
Visit Dave Collier
on his grass-fed
beef farm in
Templeton.

DEPARTMENTS
SEASON’S GREETINGS
Warm up with our summer
salutations.

CALENDAR
Check out what’s going on in
the region’s growing community.

GLOSSARY
Drink up dairy dialogue and the
vocabulary of milk.

EDIBLE CHATTER
Shop the online farmers’ market,
sample summer syrah, and bag
local bread — with a French twist.

GREEN LIVING
Plant a tree for Pittsburgh 250,
tune in to environmental radio,
and buy Black-eyed Susan seeds
for a good cause.

ECO-KIDS
Get in the kitchen with kid cooks
Isabella and Olivia Gerasole of the
award-winning Spatulatta.com.

EDIBLE EDITORIAL
Get inspired with former Vice
President Al Gore’s Carnegie Mellon University commencement
address.

PLANTING THE SEED
Watch your recipes blossom with
edible fl owers from Cherry Valley
Organics — or grow your own!

GROUNDBREAKERS
Celebrate 78 years of the
region’s freshest milk from
Turner Dairy Farms.

FRESH COOKING
Grill watermelon and other
summer staples with a menu from
Six Penn Kitchen’s Chef Keith
Fuller and Goose Creek Garden’s
Margie and Katie Dagnal.

FROM THE FARM
Subscribe to Sarver’s Hill Farm
CSA, and stretch out for Farm
Yoga on the lawn.

CULINARY CONVERSATION
Plant an extra row in your
garden to donate to the Greater
Pittsburgh Community Food
Bank, and garner more ideas
from CEO Joyce Rothermel.

THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE
Sip local beers and take a tour
of the legendary Pennsylvania
Brewing Company.

FARMERS’ MARKET
DIRECTORY

EDIBLE ESSENCE
Salute summer’s green giant —
the zucchini!

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