brew and bees–not really, but close enough!

As a fan of the East End Brewery and beekeeping, I thought this was great news. I can't wait until the East End Brewery makes a honey beer with honey from accross the street. From the January 2010 Burgh Bees newsletter: The City of Pittsburgh has granted a lease to Burgh Bees for a block-long …

yinzer torte — linzer torte made with local quince

This is my second winter in Pittsburgh, and like many new comers to the 'Burgh, I quickly fell in love with the beauty of the changing seasons that you can so distinctly observe in the city. Fall is perhaps my favorite season--it's not so warm anymore and my vegetable garden is at its peak. Nice …

urban farming: beekeeping

On Tuesday, August 25, I went to a Burgh Bees "Beekeeper Meet-up" on the North Side. I originally discovered Burgh Bees at the Phipps Garlic and Tomato Festival, which is a special event during the regularly scheduled farmers market that happens on the lawn at Phipps Conservatory every Wednesday. Based on the quick conversation I …