There are many folks out there who celebrate the arrival of “pumpkin spice” season. I am not one of them. I find the flavor combination overwhelming, and I can only stomach maybe two pumpkin pie-inspired experiences a year. I have become a fan, however, of pumpkin as an ingredient in a host of savory pumpkin … Read More.
We’re helping you get your table and menu set for the holidays! In this issue we’ll offer ideas for a completely Kentucky-made Thanksgiving meal as well as what dishes you can pick up from our kitchen if cooking isn’t your forte. We’ll also explore the healing effects of food, on a personal level, with our … Read More.
A few months ago, I put together a grouping of recipes for making the most of our Central Kentucky harvest and eating seasonally. The seasons are now changing and so is our selection of local fruits and vegetables, which are now dappling our produce department with flecks of warm fall colors and shouts of the … Read More.
This post was written by guest blogger Sylvia Lovely, a Lexington restauranteur, radio show host, author, speaker and teacher for our upcoming workshop based on this blog, happening September 4th. If you missed her previous Dodging Coconuts posts, you can find Part 1 here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here. Don’t underestimate the power of … Read More.
July in Kentucky is a magical time for those who focus on eating seasonally and locally. Farms all across the Bluegrass are brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables and are sharing their bounty with us though the Co-op’s produce department, at the farmers markets and in CSA shares. For those who pick up their farm … Read More.
Father’s Day shopping… we all have dreaded looking for the perfect presents for pop. Will he like it? Would he actually use it? Will this end up in a donation pile in two years? Like many parents, there are the fathers out there who won’t tell you what they want, putting the needs of the … Read More.
Say “welcome!” to summer with us by joining us at our favorite events, trying out some seasonal produce offerings, firing up the grill with new recipes, cleaning the house with eco-friendly products and reading a book (you can even meet the author!). Plus, the latest store updates and announcements. Click on the photo to … Read More.
A favorite tradition for many families on Mother’s Day involves the kids helping to make breakfast in bed for mom. From carefully-buttered toast to specially-shaped pancakes, it’s the extra touches from the kids that make mom melt. If you’ve done the same menu with the kids for years, perhaps it’s time to teach them some … Read More.
By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Customers at the farmers market have been asking more questions about regenerative agriculture lately. What does it mean? Is it better than sustainable or organic? Maybe this little story will help to frame it for you. According to Webster, to regenerate is to bring into existence … Read More.
April is Earth Month, a wonderful time to reflect on how we’re impacting our planet and maybe explore a new, greener habit. Zero waste shopping is one way to greatly minimize your impact, and there are so many options to get started! Here at the Co-op, we’re researching the best zero waste shopping strategies and … Read More.