We are mid-May and the earth has awakened to fill the landscape with blooms and greens. Now is the time to finish your garden inventory, wrap up Spring cleaning, plan summer home improvements, finalize your summer travel plans and tend to your floral plants.
If you are a Sustainable Chick, it’s also time to catch up on what’s new and innovative in the farm to table movement. This month we have updates on “farm to glass,” “farm to beauty,” and even tips on how to talk about your farming efforts with non-farmers. Read on!
What’s On Our May Bookshelf:
May Farm to Table Trends:
Growing small businesses in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park – great insight into successful sustainable community business practices
5 Things To Know Before You Buy a Farm – interesting article from the perspective of the couple who started 3 Porch Farm
How To Start A Garden Club – tips for starting your own gardening club or how to find one in your area
A Band of Biking Farmers in Florida Reinvents Sharecropping – Fleet Farming transforms lawns into farms to create a new local food system
Cocktails on the Farm: An education about cocktails – fun insights (and event information) on farm to glass drinking
Wolfgang Puck Launches Farm-to-Table Series – Mark Andelbradt, executive chef at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, debuts a farm-to-table series
Farm on four wheels changing the landscape of urban farming – a major investment in a new popular twist to the farm to table concept
Redefining Farm-To-Table Eggs in Minnesota – an Interview with Locally Laid Egg Company
How to talk about farming with non-farmers – tips for effective communication between farmers and non-farmers
Farm-to-Face Beauty: This Hot Beauty Trend is Growing, Literally – all about the farm-to-face beauty trend
Start on the path to homesteading today with author Barb Webb’s new book Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving — with Over 100 Recipes! (ISBN 1632280213,) an encyclopedia of farm to table knowledge designed to empower modern homesteaders!
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