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Seedleaf Farms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging sustainable, affordable and healthy food growth in local communities, will have its first produce sale of 2012 on Thursday, May 24. Customers can visit the Seedleaf Farms online store to place orders and fill their baskets here.
Items will be available for pickup on Thursday afternoon between 4 and 5:30 pm at Third Street Stuff. Customers can pay online by credit card, or with check or cash at the point of purchase. There will not be a lot of extra items available on Thursday, so Seedleaf Farms recommends ordering by Tuesday evening, May 22, through the website to make sure they have harvested and brought what you are looking for.
Cluck Tour de Coops – May 27
CluckLex and Seedleaf will offer a self-guided tour of 13 chicken coops throughout Fayette County from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 27 to showcase urban farming in Lexington. Tickets for adults are just $5, and kids tour for free. All proceeds benefit Seedleaf. Tickets will be sold at the tour locations and participants will be provided a wristband. Those interested can view tour locations at clucklex.org to plan a route. Following the tour, there will be a meet and greet at 6th Street Brewing Company (501 W 6th Street) with food and a cash bar.
First Seedleaf Farms Cookbook Launching June 14
The first ever Seedleaf Farms cookbook will be released June 14 at the Carnegie Center. The cookbook will feature numerous recipes from Seedleaf cooking events held over the past four summers. The launch party will feature copies of the book available, samples of local snacks and discussion from local food bloggers. A $10 donation is recommended for the event. To RSVP or for more information, email email@example.com.
Through maintaining community gardens, composting and cooking and food preservation classes for adults and children, Seedleaf aims to positively impact food growth, food recycling and food education. For more information about Seedleaf, visit their website.
From Seedleaf Farms
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