May 10, 2013 - 10:39am
The fourth annual Woodford County Woman’s Club Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale will be held May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 1, 2013 - 1:57pm
Carmichael’s ‘Cooks’ up a special evening tonight with Michael Pollan
With his latest book, ‘Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation’, fresh off the press, bestselling author Michael Pollan comes to the Clifton Center tonight for a special interview with Wendell Berry.
I learned last week that you cannot eat soybean pods.  Or…do not?  Should not?  I’m still not entirely clear if this is a biological or purely social f
March 6, 2013 - 6:05pm
by dwiebe
The 19th Annual Crescent Hill Garden Tour will take place Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 unique and colorful gardens are on the tour. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased the day of the tour at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 South Peterson Ave., Louisville, KY 40206. Brunch will also...
January 24, 2013 - 12:02pm
Animal advocate Jenny Brown brings her compassionate story to Carmichael’s
The Kentucky native and founder of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, animal advocate Jenny Brown will share her new book, ‘The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Friday, January 25th at 7pm.
Over the summer I watched a rooster die.  He hung by his ankles in a tree with his dinosaur claws, and my ex-husband slit his throat with a knife.  The knife looked bigger in the sunlight.   And my jaw dropped open when the blood flowed out like cherry paint into the grass....
January 14, 2013 - 6:05pm
How to keep your compost pile cookin' this winter
It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean your compost bin should suffer. With some tips from Breaking New Grounds, your bin will keep cooking all winter long, just in time to help boost your springtime plants and flowers. Plus, get your kids to pitch in and help!
 I'm dutifully throwing my coffee grounds, eggshells, and banana peels in my compost heap, but my pile is seriously underperforming. This fall, my dirt wasn't dark and rich and wormy; instead, it just looked dry and unhealthy. Then winter came, bringing freezing temperatures that made...