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Shake Up Your Cocktail Party With Local Foods, Seasonal Libations

Amateur party planners, here's your guide to snazzy seasonal cocktail hours. On Sat., Oct.

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Bayer Settles With Rice Farmers Over GMO Seed

Bayer CropScience, a subsidiary of Bayer Corporation outside Pittsburgh, has agreed to pay up to $750 million to long-grain rice growers.

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The Allegheny Front for The Week of February 9, 2011

Listen to the Entire Show: Winter Markets Blossom In Region; USDA Grants Biotech a Big Win; Shade-Grown "Chocolate Tree" Sequen

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of September 14, 2005

This week on The Allegheny Front: sustaining Greene County, controversial historical U.S.

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Braddock Youth Grow a Greener Future

The collapse of the steel industry decades ago transformed many once-thriving industrial communities into ghost towns.

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Writer, Naturalist, Amish Farmer

David Kline is an Amishman and environmentalist. He has authored two books and is the editor of Farming Magazine. He is also a full-time organic farmer in Millersburg, Ohio. Kline asked not to have his voice used on the radio because the Amish church prohibits electronic reproduction of their members.

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The Comeback of a Colonial Beverage

In Colonial times making hard cider, the kind with alcohol in it, was a way to preserve the apple crop. It was even used as currency.

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Earth's Bounty: PA Apples Make Fine Pies

Five years ago, Pittsburgh nature photographer Donald L. Gibbon started up an apple pie baking contest.

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Earth's Bounty 2.0: Quarks, What To Do with Blues, and Parsnips

The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan and Big Burrito Chef Bill Fuller learn another meaning for the term "quark."

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