Agriculture | Crain's Pittsburgh

The kids are alright: Allegheny GoatScape is an eco-friendly landscaping alternative

A herd of goats clear brush on a hillside near Pittsburgh. They belong to Allegheny GoatScape, a non-profit organization that will supply the hungry animals to reduce unwanted or invasive vegetation. | Photo Courtesy of Allegheney GoatScape.

April 16, 2018 - 5:24pm

Businesses use worms to turn food scraps into valuable commodity

Red wigglers are used at Shadyside Nursery on Maryland Avenue in Pittsburgh to turn food scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer. | Photo courtesy of Travis Leivo.

April 10, 2018 - 11:31am

Pittsburgh-area couple makes a living selling the dead

A taxidermied bearded dragon is among the many formerly live products sold by Mz. Jones' Curiosities, owned by Neil and Britney Jones of Bovard, Penn. | Photo courtesy of Mz. Jones' Curiosities.


January 9, 2018 - 12:12pm

The nose knows: Specialty firm evaluates all things stinky

From left Chuck, Donna and Mike McGinley take a break in a gazebo overlooking Stillwater’s historic lift bridge on the St. Croix River. | Photo courtesy of Cami Enke, Hazel Brown and Blue Photography.

May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm