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New Ecosystem is Taking Root: LACE seeks Two Co-Executive Directors

Irie Ewers is an integrative sustainability strategist and creative storyteller with a knack for combining systems-thinking and product stewardship into organizational development. Just as an ecosystem is a community of organisms interacting within their physical environments, the Louisville Association for Community Economics (LACE) seeks two Co-Executive Directors to build out the Louisville Community Grocery project … Continue reading New Ecosystem is Taking Root: LACE seeks Two Co-Executive Directors

LACE Board Nominations Open until October 5

LACE is seeking four new Board Members. Please consider joining us to help create an ecosystem of cooperative social enterprises to advance economic equity. To nominate yourself, you must: Be a member of LACE. If you are not currently, join today! Be committed to educating the community about cooperatives and supporting the development of a … Continue reading LACE Board Nominations Open until October 5

The Blessing: Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler

Welcome to another week, and another edition of Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler. Enjoy a new curated song on this very snowy wintry Monday afternoon. Delores' original poetry and selected poems and songs are inspired by her love of her family and community in Louisville's West End, as well as her strong Christian faith. … Continue reading The Blessing: Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler

Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Pantry Tea with Lavender, Sage, Thyme and More

Lavender Sage Thyme Tea: Lynn Quire's Favorite Tea with Lavender and Other Things in Your Pantry   Like maybe some of you, I grew up knowing that chamomile, cinnamon, orange and mint were all teas that people enjoyed. You could get them in your grocery store and they were pretty good especially sweetened.  What I … Continue reading Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Pantry Tea with Lavender, Sage, Thyme and More

Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler

Enjoy a new original poem by Delores Butler, "Why Me Lord." Welcome to another week, and another edition of Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler. Delores' original poetry is inspired by her love of her family and community in Louisville's West End, as well as her strong Christian faith. Title:  Why Me Lord (What Shall … Continue reading Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler

Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Lavender!

Lavender (or should we say lovender...) is known for calming  Lavender is best known for its soft, sweet fragrance and calming effects. It is probably one of the first essential oils people buy. You can lavender it in everything from soaps and lotions to candles and sachets. I bet you’ve heard it can help with … Continue reading Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Lavender!

Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler: Great Blessings

A new original poem by Delores Butler: Welcome to another week, and another edition of Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler. Delores' original poetry is inspired by her love of her family and community in Louisville's West End, as well as her strong Christian faith.   Title:  Great Blessings By: Delores Banks-Butler   Great blessings … Continue reading Words of Wisdom with Delores Banks-Butler: Great Blessings

Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Calendula and Thyme Shortbread Cookies

As we learned last week, thyme is truly on your side. As such, let's make something delicious with it. Original recipe from: Colleen @ Grow Forage Cook Ferment Ingredients 14 Tbsp unsalted butter softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg yolk 2 Tbsp lemon juice, optional, but use 2 more Tbsp butter in its place 1 … Continue reading Spicy Fridays with Lynn Quire: Calendula and Thyme Shortbread Cookies