Monday, May 4, 2009

ASAP Local Food Guide has Sprouted!

The ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) Local Food Guide is available now in both print and on-line versions. The on-line version is search-able which is a great tool for finding specific things... the print version is good for browsing.

You will find our An Urban Plot listing in both the farm listings and the farms to visit listing! Check it us on-line at

As we know, every dollar spent is a vote for the business/agriculture/environmental/human practices that the product we purchase represents. Many areas of the country have their own Local Food Guide version. Check out your sources for local food. If you are not growing your own, support these local sources. Inform your choices. Ask questions.. where did this come from (how many food miles are you paying for), how was it grown (pesticides? organic/natural practices/small farm vs. factory farm?) Make your dollar-vote count where you really want it to count!


Patrice Farmer said...

When we move to Johnson City, we should meet. I would love to see your urban homestead!!! It'll help me having to transition into an apartment for a year.

Beth Molaro said...

Sure! Johnson City is SO close!
That would be great...
When do you move?

Pam Collier said...

Hi Beth! I just found your blog and wanted to say hello from Durham, NC.

Aaron Milano said...

Also wanted to say hey...My name is Aaron from Cary, NC.

Great blog--I think you may also like A great place to connect with other Carolina Gardeners.

Best, AA

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beth said...

Thanks for sharing the local food guide. Enjoyed going through your article as it was quite mouth watering.