Mead – A Local Libation

Mead or “honey wine” is an alcoholic beverage, made from honey and water via fermentation with yeast. Its alcoholic content may range from that of a mild ale to that of a strong wine. It may be still, carbonated, or sparkling; it may be dry, semi-sweet, or sweet.(1) Most likely the oldest alcoholic beverage, mead can be made simply by diluting raw honey with water and letting the naturally occurring yeasts ferment it. The majority of contemporary mead producers however add lab-grown yeast to ensure a quick fermentation. Honey is a rather variable agricultural product. The flavor, color,...

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Eat, Drink and Think Local

My interest in local businesses started over 4 years ago. The reasons to start searching for alternatives to the mainstream big box stores were many but the largest one was the sense of community generated by keeping my money local. Buying locally allows you to really get to know the people that own the businesses. Sure the products may “cost” a little more up front but you are investing in a vibrant and resilient local society. Like most of you, my journey started with lots of research. I was hearing mentions from people about how buying local was a good idea but wanted to read up on it...

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Crop Mob Atlanta

The Client: Crop Mob Atlanta Project Description: Rationally Creative has partnered with Crop Mob Atlanta to create their website, design flyers and shirts, manage the online community, and promote events. Crop Mob Atlanta is currently just a group of like-minded people working together to help local organic farmers. They are not an organization (non-profit or otherwise) and the work is done pro bono. Website: http://www.cropmobatl.com/ Website Flyer Shirt Mob Boss (Helping to Organize the...

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