Tag Archives: summer

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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Last Chance—Register for Field to Fork Fest Today!

Hey folks—just a friendly reminder that the registration deadline for the Field to Fork Festival in Berea is June 24th. This two day festival takes place July 19th and 20th on Halcomb’s Knob Farm and features informative, in-depth workshops. You can read an attendee’s perspective on the blog Simple Living in a Complex World. I was […]

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The Skinny on Fermentation: Un-canning Tomatoes

{Looking for something a little unconventional to do with summer’s last onslaught of vine-ripened tomatoes? Contributor Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead has been doing some crazy experiments in his fermentation lab that you won’t want to miss! Also, Hannah & Jesse are on the lookout for some farmland, so drop them a line if […]

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A Tomato Manifesto

It’s tomato season, and this year I’m issuing a Tomato Manifesto. I am making a deliberate decision to pursue great tomatoes, great farmers, and a great life! I will grow my own tomatoes when I am able, understanding that the best way to understand the value of something is to produce it myself. I will […]

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