Thursday, January 28, 2010

Michael Pollan on Oprah

Yesterday the Oprah show featured one of our favorite authors, Michael Pollan. This link takes you to a text summary of his conversation. It is definitely worth a read!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Sustainable Glasgow Gears up for 2010

Yesterday the Sustainable Glasgow Board met for several hours concerning our plans for 2010 and I can tell you we have a lot of exciting things planned for this year. Bounty of the Barrens Market will be back and it will be bigger than last year. We are looking forward to new features with things like local artists displaying their finished products and teaching us about their work, multiple local restaurants offering their specialties, special cooking competitions among local chefs (real ones AND those who might just fancy themselves a chef), and even more access to local musical talent.

We are also excited about some new initiatives this year that are not directly related to Bounty of the Barrens Market, one of which is a local version of The Edible Schoolyard Project. We are very optimistic that a local school will put this project into action. This video explains the concept: