Summer 2008 By Edible Allegheny on June 24, 2008 in Archive “I discovered a long time ago that cattle, like people, are what they eat.”— David Collier “Pittsburgh has the largest concentration of green buildings. ” — Al Gore 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 inTempleton. DEPARTMENTS SEASON’S GREETINGS Warm up with our summersalutations. 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 ValleyOrganics — 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!