For the fifth year, Grow Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens gather the community together for a free-for-all of seed and gardening information exchange. Sound Bite goes to scour the tables and talk to Pittsburgh gardeners about the season to come.
Slow Food’s Ark of Taste brings attention to foods we may lose
Slow Food USA is dedicated to documenting and preserving foodways that are good, clean and fair for all. The Ark of Taste is a catalogue that helps to record the histories of foods from around the world that are dying out and promote their continued growth.
Goat Rodeo Farm & Dairy cultures up fresh goat cheese for Pittsburgh
Tucked away in Allison Park just outside the city, Goat Rodeo Farm and Dairy and its herd of 100 goats are preparing for spring and the arrival of many newborn kids. The baby goats are essential to the farm's main operation — making goat cheese.
Sound Bite time-travels to the Middle Ages with the authors of A Thyme and Place: Medieval Feasts and Recipes for the Modern Table
Historian Lisa Graves and chef Tricia Cohen combine their talents to create an illustrated historical guide to medieval cooking. Each recipe is modernized for the contemporary cook, while still harkening to its original roots on the tables of the Middle Ages.
Why a little time and extra TLC with a heritage-breed turkey can be worth its price per pound
Blackberry Meadows Farm is a certified organic farm just outside the city in Natrona Heights. Owners and farmers Greg Boulos and Jen Montgomery grow fruits and vegetables, but also focus on pasture-raised animals, including heritage-breed turkeys.
Are there medicines and remedies growing in your own backyard?
Herbalist Heather Irvine has a passion for helping people with plants. She runs two clinical practices, consulting with patients about health issues and using her 15 years of experience to help them. Originally from the tri-state region, Heather has a deep knowledge of its plants and their uses.