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Slow Food on a Slow Boat

Posted by Emily Wiley on 07/13 at 02:15 PM

Slow Boat. Photo Credit Cynthia Berger.

Planting and nurturing your own food can be hard work—especially from a canal boat.

WPSU radio producer Cynthia Berger and her husband, environmental educator Bill Carlsen, embarked last month on a year-long sustainable journey around America’s Great Loop.

On their 41-foot by 10-foot solar-powered boat, they have a big pot full of flowers and a couple of window boxes of herbs. Cynthia says, “It’s quite a treat to cook a spaghetti dinner and liven things up with a little fresh basil and oregano.”

Read more about the couple’s voyage and models of farming they have encountered thus far. Visit the Slow Boat blog.

{name} Author: Emily Wiley
Bio: WPSU Multimedia Producer | Wife and Mother | Lover of Food and Photography | One-Half of The Culinary Couple

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