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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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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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Perfect Homemade Whole Wheat Crackers

For years, I have been kind of obsessed with making crackers at home. I’m a cracker junkie, but don’t want them loaded with preservatives or corn syrup. Plus, when you buy them at the store, you get all that wasted packaging that must go into a landfill somewhere. I have finally settled on a recipe […]

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Real Food January: Additives

{Sustainable Kentucky contributor Rachael Brugger is eating only real food in the month of January. Here’s her second post on this fun challenge!} Despite a rocky start to Real Food January, I’m getting back into my routine after the holiday schedule and have been fairly successful in keeping true to my preservative-free mantra. (I even […]

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