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Great Hikes: Yahoo Falls

I took the kids on our first hike of the new year. We went to Yahoo Falls in Stearns, Kentucky. This is a perfect hike for kids because if you go the short way, you can be at the falls in a quarter of a mile. Great for little legs, although there are some spots […]

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Grassfed Burgers and Rock Walls: The Red River Rockhouse

{I am wildly excited to announce our newest contributor here at Sustainable Kentucky. Rachael Brugger is a resident of Lexington, a board member at Faith Feeds, Senior Web Editor for Hobby Farms, and Contributor to Urban Farm. Oh, and in her spare time she is a flautist with the March Madness Marching Band. You can […]

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Kentucky Soaps & Such

On the surface, Stanford, Kentucky may look just like any other small town in the state. With a population of just under four thousand people, you really shouldn’t expect much in the way of luxuries—a few shops here, a restaurant there. Don’t let the size fool you, however, because Stanford has a lot more to […]

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Honey Time!

One of the biggest challenges to eating seasonally and locally is knowing when certain items are available. After all, if you aren’t actively growing your food, how are you supposed to know when the watermelons are ripe? Especially with the crazy weather we’ve had this year, where many foods have ripened weeks, if not months, […]

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Interview: Lexington Farmers Market

A few months ago, I had the privilege of sitting down to chat with Jeff Dabbelt, Executive Director of Lexington Farmers Market (LFM). Jeff was gracious enough to share his experiences at one of Kentucky’s older markets. The market, which operates as a cooperative of farmers, has been around for 37 years. Jeff previously worked […]

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