local food

Cruisin’ for Brews In…

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Omaha, Georgia? As carefully as we’re choosing our entertainment-dollar-spend this year — because, stupid — it took some cypherin’ when we had friends pitch…

In the ‘No’

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Beef tongue and bone marrow and donut-bun hamburgers? Seriously? In Columbus? And at a venue that has 30 beers on tap, many regionally sourced?…

Fine Point

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“Know your farmer,” is what the kids are all saying these days, right?* When it comes to Pecan Point Farm in Hurtsboro, Alabama, we’ve…

CS-Yay

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Hallelujah. Today was the first spring CSA pickup from Jenny Jack Sun Farm, and not a moment too soon. Our jar count of tomatoes,…

(Gr)attitude

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On this week’s On Being podcast, Brother David Steindl-Rast speaks about the importance of gratitude, and something he said stopped me in my tracks. He…

Greener Pastures

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It’s hard to believe the epicenter of this nation’s sustainable livestock farming movement is only an hour south of Columbus. And we couldn’t be…

Cereal Killer

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It’s not that I have anything against commercial cereal. I ate Cap’n Crunch until I was in my third decade, including a rather late…

Pear-ly legal

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Really, they were just begging to be stolen. Giant clusters of pale green fruit, seductively pulling branches closer to the ground with their fully-ripened…

Cupboard = not bare

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One of the things that we mentioned on our guest stint on the Root Simple podcast was the struggle we have with keeping our…