Tag Archives: Lexington

Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard

This week, a packed house attended the screening of the new documentary, Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard at the Kentucky Theater, and I was fortunate enough to be among them. The Hubbards are darlings of Kentucky literature and forerunners of the back-to-the-land movement. Anna and Harlan embodied sustainable before the word developed into […]

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Interview: The Weekly Juicery

{So excited that our awesome intern, Holly Godbey, has put together her first interview for us! We are so grateful to have her on our team while she works towards her degree at the University of Kentucky. Without her editorial help and morale boost, SK wouldn’t be nearly what it is today. To learn more […]

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Seedleaf HarvestFest—And a Birthday Invite!

Sometimes being a local food activist can be difficult. It means getting up before dawn, putting on work clothes, and driving for miles to chat with a farmer and slog through muddy fields. After that, I come home and spend hours transcribing the interview and crafting some semblance of a thoughtful piece for my readers. Also, […]

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Interview: Rachael Brugger of Faith Feeds

Rachael Brugger is a volunteer and board member with Faith Feeds, a gleaning organization that seeks to alleviate hunger in the Bluegrass through the provision of fresh fruits and vegetables. She moved to Kentucky in 2009 to work as senior associate web editor for Hobby Farms and Hobby Farm Home magazines, and on weekends, she moonlights […]

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Spotlight on Seedleaf

“Practice resurrection.” You may recognize this line as the conclusion of “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front,” one of Wendell Berry‘s most famous poems. It’s a stirring piece, full of unconventional wisdom that is typical Berry. For Ryan Koch, executive director of the Lexington nonprofit Seedleaf, this poem was the beginning of a life transformation. Like many folks […]

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