Archive | September, 2012

Berea Farmers Market: Live Large! Live Local! Festival

I had an opportunity to visit the folks at Berea Farmers Market a few weeks ago for their Live Large! Live Local! festival. They had an amazing farm-to-table lunch that was out of this world. (Trust me, this line of work leads to eating a lot of farm-to-table meals, but this one was an incredible value […]

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The Skinny on Fermentation: Kombucha

Kombucha has long been one of those enigmatic entities to me––like horror movies, or ghost stories, or roller coasters––where there’s no good reason you should like it, but you sorta do. In many ways kombucha resembles vinegar––from the way it tastes to the culture used to make it––but it’s lighter, sweeter, and more refreshing. This […]

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Interview: Paul and Alison Wiediger of Au Naturel Farm

Pioneers. Visionaries. Farmers. Paul and Alison Wiediger of Edmonson County are each of these things. They both started farming organically after reading Rachel Carson’s landmark work Silent Spring in 1974. Since that time, the Wiedigers have been at the front lines of unconventional farming in Kentucky, paving the way for the group of rising young farmers […]

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Interview: David Domine, Kentucky Author & Foodie

In recent years, Louisville has rightfully earned a reputation as one of America’s greatest food cities. With a dizzying array of options, many of which operate on the farm-to-table model, it’s become a hotspot for foodies around the country and globe. Perhaps no one appreciates this more than one of the city’s leading food writers, […]

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Can You Crowdsource a Farm?

“When they want you to buy something they will call you. When they want you to die for profit they will let you know. So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute. Love the Lord. Love the world. Work for nothing. Take all that you have and be poor. Love someone who does not […]

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