Tag Archives: Kentucky farms

You’re Invited: Community Farm Alliance Field Day

I’ve said it before and I will say it again… if you aren’t a member of Community Farm Alliance, you really should be. There is no other grassroots organization doing more important work for small Kentucky farms than CFA. I was recently interviewed for their newsletter, and here is what I had to say about […]

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The Sustainable Kentucky Map

We get lots of emails here at Sustainable Kentucky, but one of the most common is, “Where’s the map?” We’ve long thought about putting one together, but after being inspired by Rona Robert’s informative local foods map at Savoring Kentucky, we decided to go ahead and take a stab at it. Instead of listing all the […]

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Berea Farmers Market: Live Large! Live Local! Festival

I had an opportunity to visit the folks at Berea Farmers Market a few weeks ago for their Live Large! Live Local! festival. They had an amazing farm-to-table lunch that was out of this world. (Trust me, this line of work leads to eating a lot of farm-to-table meals, but this one was an incredible value […]

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Spotlight on Community Farm Alliance

Farming can be lonely work. Most true farmers are driven by a passion the rest of us simply can’t understand. As hard as we try, we will never understand why someone would choose to live by seasons and weather and product prices that are beyond their control. Why give up a nice, cushy desk job […]

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Pike Valley Farm

As a general rule, I think I read too much environmentalist propaganda. This has led me to envision all farms as huge corporations that rape the land, abuse the animals, and try to raise food in the same manner that you would operate a factory. (Not just any factory, but those sweatshop-kind that hire children […]

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