Louisville Tidbits and News - Holiday 2019
GOOD THINGS IN STORE, WITH YOUR HELP
The Louisville Community Grocery is looking for volunteers and donors to help open Louisville’s first community-owned grocery store. Organized by Louisville Association for Community Economics, the mission of the project is to make sure everyone has access to fresh and healthy food in a space that is welcoming to all. Learn how to be involved at LouFoodCoop.com
TAKE A WEAVE OF ABSENCE
Politics got you down? Holidays stressing you out? Consider a weaving class at The Little Loomhouse, a fiber arts education nonprofit in south Louisville. Continuing the legacy of master weaver Lou Tate, classes, camps and events are held at the historic Loomhouse cabin. Learn more at LittleLoomhouse.org.
SEASON 1 OF “THE FARMER & THE FOODIE” PREMIERES SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, AT 2:30PM ON KET.
The show follows farmer Maggie Keith of Foxhollow Farm and writer Lindsey McClave as they travel around the state, drawing inspiration from farms, individuals and locally grown and made ingredients. From the mountains of Appalachia to the waterways of Western Kentucky, Lindsey and Maggie share what they’ve learned and how to cook easy and locally sourced recipes. TheFarmerAndTheFoodie.com/the-show
TOO MUCH ZUCCHINI? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT
Can’t eat all the produce you grow in your backyard garden? Want to purchase directly from a grower? The Vinder app is a community marketplace for people to list, discover and buy local produce, connecting home growers who have an abundant garden with community members looking for local produce. The app is available for Android and Apple phones. Vinder.com
BOURBON BARREL FOODS MAKES IT A DOUBLE
Now you can have your bourbon and eat it too in a new way with the expansion of the Bourbon Barrel Foods Retail store on Frankfort Avenue. Located next door, Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace offers grab-and-go prepared recipes from Matt Jamie’s Eat Your Bourbon cookbook, charcuterie boards and made-from-scratch bread and sandwiches by Chef Michael Crouch. Bar options include classic bourbon pours, craft and tapped cocktails, beer, wine, tea and Bourbon Barrel Foods’ Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee. Open daily 10am–10pm at 2708 Frankfort Ave., Louisville. BourbonBarrelFoods.com
A DIFFERENT KIND OF SHOPPING LIST
Search for organic and Kentucky-grown products near you! The new online farm directory from the Organic Association of Kentucky (OAK) makes it easy to connect with local farms growing good food. With more than 60 farm profiles you’ll find vegetables, eggs, grass-finished beef, lamb, pork, flowers, community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs and more at a nearby farm or farmers market. Enter your ZIP code, desired mile radius and click search to get started: oak-ky.org/find-a-farm