Tag Archives: green living

Kentucky Green Living Fair 2013 Wrap-Up

I wanted to say thank you to everyone who attended the Kentucky Green Living Fair, whether as a guest or an exhibitor! I feel so fortunate that Sustainable Kentucky’s first event was a huge success. I don’t think success can be measured in numbers (although, yes, a lot of you showed up!) but I think […]

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Book Review: The Feast Nearby by Robin Mather

This week I finished up reading The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week) by Robin Mather. This is part memoir, part recipe book, part education in the world of local food. It seems […]

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Field To Fork Festival

Last weekend was the Field to Fork Festival near Berea, Kentucky. The festival featured lots of great workshops, vendors, and chances to meet other crazy folks who share my interest in sustainable living. The festival took place at Halcomb’s Knob Farm in Paint Lick. It was obvious that the fair’s organizers had put in lots […]

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Go Green Tip #1: Paper Towel Mysteries

I have been called a tree hugger on more than one occasion. The first time someone said that to me, I found it quite odd. When I think “tree hugger” I tend to imagine some drugged-out hippie who doesn’t bathe regularly and would like all humans to be eradicated from the earth so that the […]

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And So It Begins: How I Got Started In Sustainable Living

It all started with basil. I kept seeing all these recipes for fresh basil that I wanted to try. Herbs had yet to experience the renaissance they are currently enjoying, so I couldn’t even buy one of those little overpriced plastic clamshells filled with wilting basil at the grocery store. No, if I wanted it […]

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