Tag Archives: locavore

Berea Farmers Market: Live Large! Live Local! Festival

I had an opportunity to visit the folks at Berea Farmers Market a few weeks ago for their Live Large! Live Local! festival. They had an amazing farm-to-table lunch that was out of this world. (Trust me, this line of work leads to eatingĀ a lot of farm-to-table meals, but this one was an incredible value […]

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The Extra Benefits of Organic Food

There is much hoopla in the media right now about some research that sort-of determined that organic food is not any better for your health than conventionally grown produce. I, and many others, have lots of questions about the validity of this study. The worst case scenario here, I think, is something we’ve known all […]

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Interview: Well Fed Meals, Lexington

It’s late and you’re tired. It’s been a long day at work, followed up by ballet practice and a soccer game. The sun is setting and your children are bemoaning their empty stomachs from the back of the van. To make matters worse, the cupboards are empty at home because you haven’t had a chance […]

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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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Cluck! Tour de Coops 2012

Sometimes the world can feel like a dark place. People are stockpiling survival supplies in their basements, waiting on the world to end. We’re drowning in a sea of high fructose corn syrup, genetically modified organisms, and reality television. We’ve lost touch with ourselves, each other, and the basic rhythmic cycles of the natural world. […]

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