The Kavakos’ started Stoneledge Farm started as a small homestead. Then they discovered Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), and their business took off. Today they have 200 acres and 1,300 members picking up shares every week.
After visiting the Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market, Alisa and Brenda were inspired to turn their canning hobby into a business. They quickly became a fixture a the Market, offering cherry plum preserves, sour apple relish, their grandmother’s black bean and corn salsa, and, of course, their family’s pickled Longhorn okra.
Rockstar cellist Joe Kwon is serious about family, friends, headcheese, and as of late, tater tots. When not on the road with the Avett Brothers, Joe spends his time hunting and honing his skills around whole animal butchering. On the road, he keeps Taste on Tour, a food blog that describes his culinary exploits between shows.
Intentional communities, draft horses, farmstead cheese – it all sounds a little bit Vermont. That’s because it is! This week we visit Cobb Hill, a co-housing community in the North East where communal has taken a more comfortable turn and appears to be doing very well.
When you eat barbecue at a restaurant fueled by Ronnie Vinikoff’s wood, you’re not only tasting flavors from a Texas forest, you’re also helping to sustain it.