At a time when we’re all feeling a little disconnected, let’s take an opportunity to connect in new ways! Our Marketing Manager, Lauren, sat down for a Zoom chat with Scott Gowers of Rolling Fork Organic Farm to see how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting farmers and local food systems. They also chat about the … Read More.
As coronavirus spreads across the country and across our communities, we are all navigating uncharted territory. If you’re like me, you’ve been asking yourself questions like “what’s the right thing to do?” or “is this putting myself or others at risk?” a lot these past couple weeks. Of course, getting groceries is a basic need … Read More.
We look forward to warmer weather and a fruitful year ahead! Check out our spring edition for details on the seeds we’re offering this year, how shopping the Co-op has a reverberating impact on your community, why prebiotics are the new probiotics and how you can get your kids hands-on in the garden. In our … Read More.
Three months ago when I went to the doctor to try and figure out what the heck was going on with my hormones, they offered me artificial ones. The same type of prescriptions I’d recently come off of in order to try and get my migraines under control. I felt lost and failed by modern … Read More.
When you get a group together to eat these days, it seems you need three versions of every dish to satisfy everyone’s dietary needs. One of the fastest-growing diet trends is the plant-based movement, and after discovering a few solid meat-free holiday recipes for the various gatherings I’ve been to while a vegetarian (dishes that … Read More.
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.