Archive | October, 2012

Bowling Green: The Next Kentucky Foodie Town?

In recent years, Louisville has led the way for the state of Kentucky by becoming a mecca for real food enthusiasts across the country and the world. It’s no wonder—Kentucky chefs have access to quality food produced by any of the 80,000+ farms throughout the state. It only makes sense that a city like Louisville […]

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The Skinny on Fermentation: Kimchi

{Thanks to Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead for further educating us on the miraculous process of fermentation. In this month’s installment, he’s giving us the step-by-step on making kimchi. By the way, Hannah and Jesse have reached the fundraising goal for their farm, but there’s still a few days left to pledge some money and […]

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Seedleaf HarvestFest—And a Birthday Invite!

Sometimes being a local food activist can be difficult. It means getting up before dawn, putting on work clothes, and driving for miles to chat with a farmer and slog through muddy fields. After that, I come home and spend hours transcribing the interview and crafting some semblance of a thoughtful piece for my readers. Also, […]

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Farm Aid 2012

{My dear friend and SK contributor Carolyn Gahn of Sweetgrass Granola has graciously agreed to take a break from the sorghum harvest to tell you about her recent trip to Farm Aid with Community Farm Alliance.} A Homegrown Concert, a Nationally Harvested Message Twenty-seven years ago, before I even liked carrots, a serious farm crisis […]

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On Healthy Bread (And A Recipe!)

{Thanks to our amazing guest contributor Alison Wiediger of Au Naturel Farm for giving us the rundown on what healthy bread looks like and including a great recipe!} Many of us are thinking more and more about eating healthy. But sometimes it can be very frustrating figuring out just what “eating healthy” means.  More and […]

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