Friday, November 2, 2012

fresh dirt!

Photo by Allison Usavage
The long awaited second issue of Fresh Dirt Ithaca has just landed in all the hot spots around town, and I'm running out to get a copy today. From what I know already, it's filled to the brim with all of the people, places and reasons I love our gorgeous alternative town of Ithaca, NY. It's actually edited a few miles down the road in my little village by a dynamic duo. They, not only know how to create a beautiful magazine, but recognize the need for meaty/soulful content that speaks to our thoughtful and active community. I'm so honored to be a part of this issue, and you can catch a glimpse of my interview here. Allison stopped by to snap some pics right before guests arrived for this dinner at the barn... just to give you some context for that above shot...  oh, and remember that bucket that graces the cover of my first pattern? It's actually my mom's, and so we pulled it out for a little prop.

Fresh Dirt is a quarterly publication that celebrates all that I believe in: local, community, social justice, sustainability... you get the idea- the good stuff! You can subscribe right here. And if you're an Ithacan come on out tonight to celebrate the launch at Gallery Night in Ithacamade's pop-up Holiday Store at Center Ithaca from 5-8pm.

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  1. your blog makes me miss NYS... my husband grew up in Geneva and summered on Seneca Lake. We took the kids back ( we now live in Missouri ... and were definitely culturally shocked when we arrived!) each summer so they have good memories too!

  2. Me, born and raised in the mid-Hudson valley, dream of moving up to Ithaca. Do you still have the 'Ithaca Hour?'

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  4. Hi! This is my first visit to your blog, but it won't be my last! I have enjoyed my visit here, so many creative ideas. I read a few back that you are planting tulips and daffs this year. Me too! A few years ago mine were eaten by deer - about 200 of them. But now I've discovered a deer-away spray that really works, so I am planting like crazy. Can't wait to see their spring faces:) I'm following now, with anticipation of future posts!

  5. What a lovely picture of you :)
    I hope you are well!!