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Revolution Brewing

How to make an old-time Philly brewby Will Dean
Winter might seem like a time for shutting down and hibernating, but it’s also a perfect time for making a little something to help pass the cold months more easily. Here’s a simple recipe for a porter—a dark, malty beer that has a long tradition in Philly

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Urban Jungle, Concrete Farm

Philly represents at statewide urban farming conference  by Phil ForsythOn February 7, over 80 enthusiastic farmers and eaters packed a workshop called Small Space Community Food Production in State College. Lisa Mosca and Sharat Samashekara of Philly Green—a division of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society—energized the crowd about the possibilities of sustainable agriculture in an urban

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Recipe: Peach Turnovers

1/2 can  Three Springs Fruit Farm Canned Peaches3 tbsp    Peach jelly 1 tbsp    Cornstarch1/8 tsp    Cinnamon 1 frozen    Puff pastry sheet, thawed1 lg    egg, beaten 2 tbsp    Cold Green Meadows butter, cut into cubes1 tbsp    Sugar

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Daily Dish

Farm to Philly hosts bloggers who eat locally, seasonally
by Tenaya Darlington
I may not be a locavore—the word for someone who tries to source food from within 100 miles of her home—but I am definitely a locavore voyeur. I like knowing what people are cooking within 100 miles of my house. No wonder I’ve become a

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From the Editor: Creative Change

When the New Kensington CDC was faced with mountains of garbage being dumped on their neighborhood’s vacant lots, they came up with an ingenious idea: plant trees around the perimeters of vacant lots. Just the presence of trees stoically standing guard proved discouragement enough for would-be garbage dumpers.

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