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Fall crops, already?

Fall crops, already?
I am astounded at how fast this year is whizzing by, planting summer lettuce and seeding fall brassicas already.  Yesterday we had our first workshop in a month, and we had a few new participants…

Harvesting by the tons

Harvesting by the tons
I would just like to point out that our participants are astounding and super dedicated; many of them work multiple jobs and have children to take care of and they somehow manage to still take…

Fruits of our labor

Fruits of our labor
Today I received a wonderful email from one of our first year participants, and I would like to share it with you.. "GYO has been a great learning opportunity for our kids to watch our…

Efficiency, overdrive

Efficiency, overdrive
Before I happily ramble about our extreme productivity these past few weeks, I would like to point out that in the month of June (so far), GYO participants have harvested over 500lbs of produce! These…

Gardening in Overdrive

Gardening in Overdrive
Gardening season has arrived, and Grow Your Own is in full effect!  In today's class, we taught participants how to plant, trellis, and care for tomatoes and peppers; we also gave out two different fungicides…

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Festival
Hey everyone -- Brian here!  This past Saturday the town of Abingdon hosted an Earth Day festival as our weekly Farmers Market was going on.  I, with the help of a half dozen high school student,…

Grow Your Own, growing

Grow Your Own, growing
Hey all -- Brian here.  Spring has finally kicked off and we're having much larger workshop turnouts.  We recently hit our maximum number of participants last week, but many interested people keep calling in.  We…

Rain, rain, go away!

Rain, rain, go away!
After a beautiful weekend in Abingdon, VA, mother nature has saw fit to bring the rain down on us the better half of this week.  But that's alright!  My brassicas need the water!  It's just…