What Goes Around is Coming Around!

Oh, the irony! And the fun! In January I shared information about a micro grant program created by Slow Food Utah. I loved the descriptions of the types of projects they were looking to fund – those that would fill a void in the local food landscape, such as:

  • Travel costs to apprentice with an expert in a food specialty (cheesemaking, heirloom fruit growing, CSA operations, etc.)
  • Purchase of seeds or equipment related to producing a new crop or breed of livestock or a food important to the cultural traditions of native or immigrant communities.
  • Sustainable projects at a farm such as transition to certified naturally grown, organic, or biodynamic.
  • Development of an urban garden as a community development or educational program.

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Agrigirl Meets Agri-ecologist

It’s a good thing that seats are preassigned on United Airlines. If they weren’t, I might’ve arm-wrestled to keep the seat next to me open on the red-eye flight from Lima, Péru to Houston, TX. I had visions of stretching out across that empty seat in order to rest and relax and contemplate the magnificent journey that I’d just taken.

Machu Picchu in the Early Morning

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