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31
Jul

Creating the new (old) normal

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One of the shortcomings of being human is our reluctance to think in the truly long-term. Long-term to most of us is next month or next year. We are simply wired that way. I count myself among the guilty. This short-term thinking has the effect of blurring the lens through which we view what is […]

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30
Jul

Drink Local Too

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There is a reason why local is the first word in our name. Our goal is to strengthen our local sustainability – starting with what you eat AND what you drink. We added locally roasted coffee earlier this month and now we are thrilled to be able to add local craft beer, local distilled spirits […]

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09
Jul

Fair Warning

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Thank you for taking a step towards building a more sustainable local food network. Fair warning though, this isn’t going to be easy. There are many reason why the big boxes have an ever tightening stranglehold on the food market. Loosening that grip is not going to be easy. In the spirit of the transparency […]

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09
Jul

Reconnecting Farmers and Consumers

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Reconnecting Farmers and Consumers In farming and in life, I have found that relationships are everything. The relationship between the producer and the consumer actually begins far from the point of sale. It begins on the farm itself. The farmer must have a relationship with the land, animals and plants long before they can build […]

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02
Jul

Who’s your family farmer?

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We have never lived in a more connected time. I am constantly amazed by the ability unleashed by the smartphone in my hand to connect with practically anyone in the world. Twitter gives us the ability to reach out to celebrities or newsmakers and touch them directly – or at least make their phone go […]

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