Summer has arrived and we’re now beginning to reap the rewards of all our Spring planting. As the fresh watermelon ripes on the vine, it’s time to kick back and enjoy the sunshine!
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 how to best shop your Farmer’s Market, how to meal prep on the farm, and the farm-to-medicine movement. Read on!
What’s On Our July Bookshelf:
June Farm to Table Trends:
How to Save Money at the Farmers Market Eight tips for saving money while supporting your local businesses.
How to Meal Prep on the Farm Insights into life on the farm and how to meal prep.
Apothecary gardens fuel farm-to-medicine-cabinet movement A fascinating offshoot of the farm-to-table movement.
Why These Die-Hard Nature Lovers Want You To Eat The Plants They Find On The Forest Floor A peek inside the world of foraging.
Farm to keyboard: why software is the next “craft” industry A little off-our-true topic, but an interesting read how software development and the values that set a craft software company apart from the others.
Head, Heart, Hands, Health: How 4-H Enhances My Life Personal insights on how 4-H is pertinant to all aspects of life.
The newest farm-to-table trend: fresh-cut flowers Why locally sourced flowers may be the next logical step in the movement.
Down on the Back Forty Farm How the Alstads are part of the effort to retrain, reframe our food consciousness.
What Will it Take to Build a Local Foods Movement? Discussion on the barriers to building a local, sustainable food movement.
Food Adds Flavor (and Value) to Real Estate “Agrihoods,” Food Halls and Other food-based concepts.
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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