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Slow Living Challenge – Week #4 – Time

Slow Living Challenge – Week #4 – Time

Today marks the return of Daylight Savings Time for much of the country, and the whole thing about losing an hour and gaining it back in the fall. Isn't it odd how whatever time the clock says, is only what everyone has agreed it's going to be? Let's talk about time....

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Slow Living Challenge – Week #3 – Slow Spaces

Slow Living Challenge – Week #3 – Slow Spaces

How can we cultivate surroundings that deeply nurture our health and well-being? At Lady Farmer, we talk a lot about how as a culture and as humans, we've lost so much of our connection to the sources of our daily needs - our food, our clothing, our shelters and tools...

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Tenets of Meal Planning with Megan Barr

Tenets of Meal Planning with Megan Barr

This post is written by Megan Barr, a true Lady Farmer and co-owner of Abraham's Table Farm in Sandstone, Minnesota. Read more about Megan and her farm at the bottom of this post! I regularly experience tension concerning meal planning. I love it, and at the same...

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Slow Living Challenge – Week #2 – Slow Food

Slow Living Challenge – Week #2 – Slow Food

This week, we're talking about food, but not just any food. We're taking a look at real food, what it is, and why it's important and how you can bring more of it into your life. So what what is slow food to you? Does that mean a home cooked meal? Hand grown veggies? A...

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Slow Living Challenge – Week #1 – Slow Fashion

Slow Living Challenge – Week #1 – Slow Fashion

The apparel industry is a leading source of pollution on the planet. Staggering amounts of water are used to make a single t-shirt that’s flown all over the globe for different stages of production before hitting some chain retail shelf for a few dollars. Hands that...

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Textiles 101: Fiber Content

Textiles 101: Fiber Content

Like most, you probably have a general idea of fiber content in clothing. We all are aware of most popular fibers such as cotton and polyester, but do you know where these materials come from? Could you look at what you’re wearing right now and identify what the fabric it’s made of?

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Sowing Seeds of Slow Living – Join our 2020 Challenge!

Sowing Seeds of Slow Living – Join our 2020 Challenge!

Sowing seeds of slow living is our mantra at Lady Farmer. Simplifying our belongings, prioritizing good choices in food and clothing, and choosing sustainable habits have a positive impact on ourselves, our community and our planet. In 2019, the Lady Farmer community...

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Slow Living Lessons from the Season of Epiphany

Slow Living Lessons from the Season of Epiphany

January 6th marks the beginning of Epiphany, a period of several weeks in the Christian liturgical year between Christmas and Lent. This season of Epiphany calls us to be Wise Men and Women, to search out the Holy and appear before it with praise and gratitude. The story tells us it requires a long journey, a journey that will, in the end, bring us face to face with the truth.

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Lady Farmer Winter Playlist

Lady Farmer Winter Playlist

Happy Winter Solstice! We made another playlist on Spotify for my ladies who love a little seasonal soundtrack. There’s just a *hint* of Holiday Cheer, but not too much since I hope these songs last you all winter long. When I finished making it, I realized it was...

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