Weed Dating: Where Farm to Table Meets Farm to Altar
Jeff Gangemi Jul 17, 2012 News 0 comments
Speed dating, the bar scene, and Match.com are not for everyone. Especially not for outdoorsy, garden-oriented type folks. That’s why some smart farmers around the country are holding “Weed Dating” events, where local singles spend an evening on the farm, hoping to make a quick jump from weeding to wedding.
Do we hear echoes of Huckleberry Finn? Not only do the farmers like helping love bloom, but they also love the extra weeding help they get.
Read on for more about this fun new way of finding love.
“BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene.
A poster board planted at the entrance of Earthly Delights Farm in late June advertised "Weed Dating," with a heart-stamped arrow guiding visitors to a sign-in table, where they were each assigned a number and invited to sample beer provided by a local brewer.
The farm is among a handful across the country offering an unconventional form of speed dating. Typically, speed daters meet at a bar or restaurant and switch conversational partners every few minutes, in hopes of finding someone compatible. With weed dating, this rapid-fire courtship takes place on the farm, with singles working together in the fields…”
Photo courtesy of Good Life Farm