Archive | August, 2012

Honey Scones

Breakfast is admittedly not my favorite meal of the day. It’s not really the cooking or eating, but the thought of starting out my day having to do dishes. I find that very discouraging, don’t you? While our daily breakfast fare is usually Sweetgrass Granola or a simple fried egg, on the weekends, I do […]

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The Importance of the Family Dairy

It is 6:30 am and I am awake for morning chores and the morning milking routine, moving swiftly but calmly because although the goats bleating could easily wake the neighborhood, my brain is still warming up. As the fog begins to lift, I trek through the dew to the barn, with the washcloths and the […]

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Interview: Author & Farmwife Catherine Pond

Kentucky is home to so many interesting people. Often, these people have transplanted themselves from far-off exotic places (like New Hampshire). One such transplant I love is my friend Catherine Seiberling Pond. Catherine started an amazing blog called Grow Casey County, where she has written about the unique culture of one of Kentucky’s great counties. […]

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The Skinny on Fermentation: Un-canning Tomatoes

{Looking for something a little unconventional to do with summer’s last onslaught of vine-ripened tomatoes? Contributor Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead has been doing some crazy experiments in his fermentation lab that you won’t want to miss! Also, Hannah & Jesse are on the lookout for some farmland, so drop them a line if […]

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Young Farmers: Good Life Ranch

What will sustainability look like for future generations? Will local food be a natural part of a community’s infrastructure? Will recycling be the normal thing to do, like throwing garbage away is today? ¬†Will consumers be more aware of how their spending habits affect the rest of the world? We can only hope so, and […]

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