Dave Cooper, right, organizer of the Whippoorwill Festival last weekend, stirred a pot of pinto beans while Carol Judy, center, of the Clearfork Community Institute in Eagan, Tenn., led a workshop on roots and other non-timber forest products.
Dave Cooper, right, organizer of the Whippoorwill Festival last weekend, stirred a pot of pinto beans while Carol Judy, center, of the Clearfork Community Institute in Eagan, Tenn., led a workshop on roots and other non-timber forest products. Herald-Leader
Dave Cooper, right, organizer of the Whippoorwill Festival last weekend, stirred a pot of pinto beans while Carol Judy, center, of the Clearfork Community Institute in Eagan, Tenn., led a workshop on roots and other non-timber forest products. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Whippoorwill Festival taught about 300 skills for earth-friendly living

July 16, 2013 09:07 AM

UPDATED July 16, 2013 05:11 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.