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Forest Retreats Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

I was honored to receive a very kind invitation recently from Tim Hensley and Jane Post to visit them at their beautiful farm just outside of Berea. Tim and Jane are organic gardeners, mushroom growers, and generally awesome people who host several workshops (called Forest Retreats) on their farm every year. I am a big […]

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How To Start/Support the Local Food Movement in Your Town

I am working on updating our frequently asked questions this week, and this is one that comes up a lot: “How do I start and/or support the local food movement where I live?” This is a tough question, especially since it is usually asked by someone in a rural area. Every community is different and it is […]

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Great Hikes: Yahoo Falls

I took the kids on our first hike of the new year. We went to Yahoo Falls in Stearns, Kentucky. This is a perfect hike for kids because if you go the short way, you can be at the falls in a quarter of a mile. Great for little legs, although there are some spots […]

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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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On Cheaper Chicken

Sarah Fritschner wrote a must-read piece this week titled “How Cheap Is That Chicken?” (If you aren’t familiar with the work of the brilliant Ms. Fritschner, you definitely should be. She is a leader in Kentucky’s local food movement, fighting the good fight every single day to change our cultural dining economy.) In her post on cheap […]

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