Sunday, August 25, 2013
Red, Ripe and Roasted
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Delicious food and family fun abound at Phipps’ tomato and garlic festival benefitting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Event highlights include cooking demonstrations, a tomato contest, a farmers’ market and activities for kids. By donating a bag of fresh produce to help community members in need, guests will be admitted for free to both the festival and to Summer Flower Show during event hours. Learn more at phipps.conservatory.org.
Mt Lebanon has been embroiled in controversy over a planned deer kill, in which deer will be lured into corrals with food, and then shot. Commissioners claim that deer are causing property damage, and pose a collision threat to motorists. Animal rights advocates and many residents oppose the kill, stating it is inhumane to kill deer in that manner, and that deer should be rounded up and taken to state gamelands.
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