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Young Farmers: Good Life Ranch

What will sustainability look like for future generations? Will local food be a natural part of a community’s infrastructure? Will recycling be the normal thing to do, like throwing garbage away is today? ¬†Will consumers be more aware of how their spending habits affect the rest of the world? We can only hope so, and […]

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Interview: Well Fed Meals, Lexington

It’s late and you’re tired. It’s been a long day at work, followed up by ballet practice and a soccer game. The sun is setting and your children are bemoaning their empty stomachs from the back of the van. To make matters worse, the cupboards are empty at home because you haven’t had a chance […]

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Young Farmers: Rough Draft Farmstead

{This is the second farm in my Young Farmers Series.}   Perhaps it wasn’t love at first sight, but it certainly seemed meant to be: A young farmer-in-training named Jesse had a crazy idea to produce natural honey-based wines in Kentucky. He meets an adorable beekeeping-obsessed farmerette-in-training named Hannah. He proposes over a bed of […]

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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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Young Farmers: Sweetgrass Granola

{This is the first farm in my Young Farmers series. You may want to read the intro post if you missed it.} For many of us, sustainability has come about gradually in our personal lives. Slowly but surely, something awakened inside us, revealing to us how our choices (both personally and collectively as a culture) […]

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