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The Skinny on Fermentation: Sauerkraut

Another guest post from our brilliant friends at Rough Draft Farmstead today! I also thought I should mention that they have designed an awesome new ferment shirt that you definitely need to order… On to the post, an introduction to making sauerkraut: My wife and I live, for the most part, off of what we […]

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Kentucky Forager: Smooth Sumac

Our latest post from the Kentucky Forager! Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) is one of the most common roadside trees in Kentucky. Considered a nuisance by most, this incredibly prolific plant is easy to spot and can be found nearly everywhere. Sumac tends to get a bad rap for a number of reasons, but you might […]

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Introduction to Foraging

{I am insanely pleased to introduce a new series on the blog… foraging! I have long wished to be one of those cool folks who could float magically through the forest and come out with edible foods but I’ve never taken the time to educate myself on the subject. Now my friends at Kentucky Forager […]

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Some Late Spring Farmers Market Gems

{Today contributor Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead introduces us to some of the unusual items we might see at the market this time of year… And if you don’t see them at your market—ask a farmer! Always try new things and you might be surprised what seasonal items you end up looking forward to each […]

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The Skinny on Fermentation: Chutney

{Another post from our resident fermentation guru, Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead. If you haven’t yet, you really need to pick up a copy of Jesse’s new book, Bringing Wine Home. It’s a fast and strangely riveting read considering my interest/knowledge level about fine sustainable wines was pretty much nonexistent going into it. Can’t wait […]

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