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    Fabulous Five Friday 904

    As I write this installment of Fab 5, I noticed a theme of local and sustainable.

    1. Farm to Fork week. Labor Day is a great time to plan meals from your local farms or go to participating restaurants.

    farm to fork

    2. This article about Dan Barber’s philosophy of the “3rd plate”. He argues that the current farm to table trend “cherry picks” the best of the farm, but is not truly sustainable.

    3. Home by Bryan Voltaggio is a beautiful cookbook of delicious new takes on Southern comfort foods. From deviled eggs with deviled ham mousse, to collard green caesar salad and red velvet cake with cream cheese semifreddo these recipes are delightful.


    4. Fingal home-grown blue faced leicester kid mohair blend yarn has wonderful luster and incredible softness. Grown here and at Grindstone Ridge Farm and made at a local mill, support your local yarn farmer. You can buy some here.

    fingal sweater front

    5. Such a fun shawl to knit. It works well with indie hand-dyed yarn like our Zephyrette.

    I love knitting with Zephyrette. It is soft and silky. The color is beautiful. I feel so great working with this yarn

    I love knitting with Zephyrette. It is soft and silky. The color is beautiful. I feel so great working with this yarn

    What is on your Fab 5 list today?

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