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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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Young Farmers: Jennings Hollow Farm

{This is the fifth farm in the Young Farmers series.} It would be quite possible to spend your entire life in Kentucky and for Wayne County to never cross your intellectual radar. Growing up in neighboring Pulaski County, I sometimes found myself in Wayne County, but didn’t give it any credit that was due. It’s […]

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On Newsstands Now: Good Life Ranch in Story Magazine

Have you guys checked out the amazing new Kentucky magazine, Story? It is stuffed with fascinating stories about Kentuckians, stunning photography, and a beautiful layout. Even better for farm and sustainability junkies like us, there is plenty to keep us happy in each issue! I was really excited to be able to contribute a piece […]

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Young Farmers: River Run Farm and Pottery

{This is the fourth farm in the Young Farmers interview series.} The bi-vocational farmer is the rule rather than the exception. Nearly every farmer I feature on this site is working another career or multiple odd jobs to make ends meet on the farm. Many people find this disappointing—it shatters the romantic illusion of daily life […]

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Young Farmers: Good Life Ranch

What will sustainability look like for future generations? Will local food be a natural part of a community’s infrastructure? Will recycling be the normal thing to do, like throwing garbage away is today?  Will consumers be more aware of how their spending habits affect the rest of the world? We can only hope so, and […]

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