Category Archives: Local Issues

Adventures in the KuNtRy

Many of my personal friends (about 450 of you on Facebook) know and may follow with amusement my KuNtRy sagas with burning. For those of you who don’t know, allow me to briefly bring you up to date… People in … Continue reading

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Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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Stop, Abolish, Put an End to the Insanity!

It’s time for my yearly rant, which I haven’t raged about on this blog since November 2010, but once a year, I go complete stark raving mad…each Spring, I go on a rampage preaching and posting about the insanity! So, … Continue reading

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Days of Action: Occupy Your Food

In response to the growing food movement as well as the growing concern about GM and GE foods, a few actions are happening this Spring. Besides writing your reps in DC to let them know what you think about labeling … Continue reading

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TEDxKnoxville – Chad Hellwinckel – The Importance of Local Food Systems

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Farm to Music @ Riverplains Farm

Whatever you may have going on for October 22, cancel it.  RiverPlains Farm located in Strawberry Plains is hosting a soiree of local music and food.  For an affordable $25.00, you can enjoy the sweet and soothing music of Jennifer … Continue reading

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Slow, Peaceful, Inspirational & Beautiful

My good friend, Craig, shared this article with me today.  It’s picturesque as well as beautifully and simply written…a fantastic example that a few words can convey an important message.  The article addresses so many issues that are close to … Continue reading

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