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Farm-to-Table with Chef Tim: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Tempura-fried Squash Blossoms

  We know that vegetables fresh from the farm are healthy and delicious. But we don’t always know what to make or how to prepare them! Chef Tim is here to show us just how easy it is to turn butternut squash into a yummy soup. Also, did you know squash blossoms are edible? Stuffing them with feta cheese and lightly frying them was so tasty! Become a member of our Autumn Vegetable and Herb…

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Farm walk with Savannah

Savannah takes you on a walk on the farm for a preview of the veggies and herbs that will be included in our Autumn Vegetable and Herb CSA starting September 2!  🥕🥬🍅🍆 Learn more and sign up at this link at this link on our website.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by GreenHouse17 (@greenhouse17ky) on Aug 21, 2020 at 9:56am PDT
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Field Note from “Laurel”

This article was written by "Laurel," a survivor who participates in our farm's healing programming. Working in the garden is such an amazing and humbling honor. The sense of accomplishment and appreciation after a day’s work out on the farm is something I haven’t felt in a very very long time. On the farm, there are so many hoop houses to protect the plants from the elements... I watered three of the hoop houses. Each…
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Where does our food come from?

This article was written by Savannah McGuire, one of our farms co-managers. It’s easy to not think much about where your food comes from. We shop at grocery stores where quality, quantity, and diversity of food options are abundant. When you can even get meal kits delivered straight to your front door, it's important to consider how our consumption habits influence the communities and the ecosystems where we live. Here are seven ways that you…
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Autumn Vegetable & Herb CSA

As our summer flower season continues, we look forward to autumn vegetables and herbs from the farm. And we want to share this year's harvest with you! We are committed to sustainability, so shares are limited. Don't miss out on your chance to nourish your body and support survivors. SIGN UP TODAY HOW IT WORKS Membership includes 12 weekly shares of our farm’s vegetable and herb harvest beginning September 2 and ending November 18. Your…
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Healing Power of Community and Bread

While hardship continues here in Kentucky and across the world, we are continually inspired by the compassion and generosity of those around us. There is nothing we love more than supporting and providing services to survivors of intimate partner abuse. What allows us to do this work is the immense amounts of support we receive from community partners and donors here in the Commonwealth. As soon as COVID-19 hit Kentucky, a generous long-standing donor who wishes to…
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Celebrating Jubilee Jobs of Lexington

We say it a lot, but mean it every time when we say that we couldn’t do what we do without the help of our extremely supportive community here in the beautiful commonwealth.   One of our many beloved community partners is Jubilee Jobs of Lexington. This relationship has been on-going since 2014, and is continuing to deepen as we both collectively respond to the needs of Central Kentuckians.  In response COVID-19, the JUST Feed Lexington…

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Moving Forward – Local Partners Support Survivors transitioning to a Life Free of Violence

Everything we do here at GreenHouse17 is to support the healing, safety, and stability of survivors. To the extent that we are able nurture lives harmed by intimate partner violence is dependent on community support. While there are many touchstones along the healing journey, one that is unlike any of the others is the moment when a survivor is ready to launch and transition into an independent life free of violence.   Just like every healing…

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Lunafest Film Preview: Ballet After Dark

LEARN MORE & PURCHASE YOUR VIRTUAL EVENT TICKETS BALLET AFTER DARK FILMMAKER: B. MONÉT Based on true story, Ballet After Dark explores how a young woman finds strength after an attack by creating an organization to help survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence through dance therapy. This film is a product of The Queen Collective, an initiative of Queen Latifah, Proctor and Gamble, and Tribeca Studios to mentor and develop women directors of color.…
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How we support those who #SupportSurvivors

This post is part of our COVID-19 Response series to provide regular updates on services for survivors during the coronavirus public health crisis. What this pandemic has allowed all of us to do is to really evaluate our relationships. Our relationship with our self, our work, and those around us. As an agency that prides itself on prioritizing relationships in order to establish safety, we continue to do so every day moving forward. For our…

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