On the outskirts of Abingdon, Va., lies the most dedicated farm-to-table restaurant in the South, founded by Barbara Kingsolver and her husband Steven Hopp, Harvest Table sources its food less than two miles from its sister farm
Law enforcement closed in on me, and I realized that this was the end of my life as I knew it. There was no looking forward to a picnic, a visit with my family, a date with a pretty girl. There was no tomorrow.
To make their last album, the tongue-in-cheek titled Jambands Ruined My Life, the band members traveled to Michigan to record with Umphrey’s McGee guitarist Jake Cinninger. The group has also collaborated with members of the String Cheese Incident and Tea Leaf Green.
Moments before, our torturously slow slog ground to a halt when I planted one of my crutches in the wrong spot and leaned on it, hard. The smooth metal shaft promptly sank two feet into the state’s infamous “suck mud,” and my heart sank with it.
So what’s it like to be an Olympic superstar? What does it take to launch your body over 60 feet in the air, throw a few flips and twists for good measure, and then smoothly land back on terra firma? Though Herculean in feat, Caldwell is, at the end of the day, just like any 21-year-old girl—charming, goofy, and a sucker for cookie dough.
If you want to protect the places where you play, now is the time to step up. Tell the U.S. Forest Service to protect your public lands from commercial logging, mining, and fracking. Ask the Forest Service to designate more wilderness, permanently protect roadless areas, build and maintain more trails, and safeguard the health of our rivers and headwaters.
This month’s mix sees the return of some longtime favorites. Drive-By Truckers are here again with a live version of “Grand Canyon” off of Black Ice Verite, the deluxe edition release of the band’s recent record, English Oceans. Our favorite South Carolina surf folksters, Dangermuffin, are also back with a new record, from which Trail Mix pulled “Little Douglas,” which features Keller Williams on bass.