Rhonda Schuldt http://wesa.fm en Shady Side Academy Farm: Planting Seeds of Sustainabilty http://wesa.fm/post/shady-side-academy-farm-planting-seeds-sustainabilty <p>Three years ago an administrator at Shady Side Academy noticed there was no market near the school’s location in Fox Chapel.&nbsp; This motivated the school to host a <a href="http://www.shadysideacademy.org/page.cfm?p=8575">Farmer’s Market</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Two years later, stemming from the school’s commitment to sustainability, the <a href="http://www.shadysideacademy.org/page.cfm?p=11274">Shady Side Academy Farm</a> was planted.</p><p>The farm is managed primarily by students and is successfully integrated into the school’s curriculum. <a href="http://localgoodness.com/Local_Goodness/Home.html">Rhonda Schuldt of Local Goodness </a>explains the roles that students play in the farm and the market.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:12:04 +0000 Katherine Blackley 14204 at http://wesa.fm Shady Side Academy Farm: Planting Seeds of Sustainabilty Enon Valley Farm's Garlic Scapes http://wesa.fm/post/enon-valley-farms-garlic-scapes <p></p><div>Rhonda Schuldt, food writer for <a href="http://www.LocalGoodness.com">LocalGoodness.com</a> has a little known seasonal item from her local market. Garlic scapes. Find out about the family behind <a href="http://www.enonvalleygarlic.com">Enon Valley Farm</a>'s garlic scapes.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Katherine Blackley 11745 at http://wesa.fm Enon Valley Farm's Garlic Scapes Local Goodness: Farmers Market Season http://wesa.fm/post/local-goodness-farmers-market-season <p></p><p>Does this week's summer-like weather put you in the mood for some fresh corn or warm, sun rippened tomatoes? How about a tote bag full of cukes and zukes? While these foods aren't quite ready at the local farm, we are definitely headed into outdoor farmers market season.</p><p>Food contributor <strong>Rhonda Schuldt</strong> stops in to talk about what to expect from <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/life/food/your-guide-to-the-regions-130-farmers-markets-636915/">Pittsburgh's many farmers markets</a>. Thu, 23 May 2013 21:45:28 +0000 Heather McClain 10105 at http://wesa.fm Local Goodness: Farmers Market Season Local Goodness: Maple Syrup Season is Here http://wesa.fm/post/local-goodness-maple-syrup-season-here <div class="field-item even"><p>When one thinks of pure maple syrup, Vermont often comes to mind. However, Pennsylvania's maple season is also highly anticipated for those with a sweet tooth. Our local food contributor <a href="http://www.LocalGoodness.com"><strong>Rhonda Schuldt</strong></a> shares some maple syrup cooking tips and talks about the abundance of local festivals.</p><p><strong>Celebrate Maple Season at a local festival:</strong></p><p>March 16 &amp; 17 - 10th Annual <a href="http://pamaple.org/tour.html">NW Pennsylvania Maple Association Taste &amp; Tour Weekend</a> in the Erie area&nbsp;</p><p>March 16, 17, 20-24 - 66th Annual <a href="http://www.pamaplefestival.com">PA Maple Festival</a> in Somerset, PA&nbsp;</p><p>April 6 &amp; 7 - The <a href="http://beavercountyconservationdistrict.org/sub.asp?page=%7B8187C377-E472-47D2-82B2-034E5AF24625%7D&amp;subpage=%7BCC6C0CC2-3CE5-43CB-9395-FD5FB3375D2F%7D">Beaver County Maple Syrup Festival</a> at Brady's Run Park in Beaver, PA</p></div><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 2089 at http://wesa.fm Local Goodness: Maple Syrup Season is Here