This is a monthly overview of all the content coming out of the Southern Exposure Blog, in case you missed it. All photographs thanks to Ira Wallace and Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. Be sure to subscribe to the SESE blog over there, or check back here at the end of every month for a brief overview […]

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Ira Wallace (one of Acorn’s original founding members whom has been here since the beginning) recently won the 2016 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award and was featured in this mini-documentary: Congratulations, Ira! More links: Ira Wallace: Writer, Seed Saver, Educator 2016 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award: Ira Wallace

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Our first three pigs were Wilbur, Gladys and Petunia. Well, there was a fourth one, a runt that came free with Wilbur, but the neighbor’s dog got into the pen and he is no more; c’est la vie, little piglet. These three got quite large, so after we pulled everything out of our gardens, we […]

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Yesterday morning as I was waking up, my boyfriend Ken walked in, opened my window, and told me that it was 65 degrees and that the forecast said it would reach 75.  This is great in terms of having a pleasant afternoon, but not in terms of what it indicates about global warming.Within a few […]

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(Editor’s note: This is a repost from Paxus’s blog. Check it out  http://funologist.org/ ) ————– Part of what is exciting about living in the central Virginia communities these days is the network is actually growing.  After almost two decades of there being only two income sharing communities in the region (Twin Oaks and Acorn), three years back […]

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