Posts Written By: Sandy Hill

It’s Canning Time

It’s Canning Time
Hello everyone, this is Bea Sias from Step by Step-LEAD Logan County Grow Appalachia Team. Most of everyone’s garden is starting to produce good vegetables. I have had several people tell me they had started canning;…

TEA on Big Ugly

TEA on Big Ugly
We have noticed that a lot of our folks drink a lot of sugary soda. At the grocery we see carts just full of soda. The water on Big Ugly can have a sulfur smell…

Canning and Preserving

On June 27, we held a workshop on canning and preserving your vegetables. We had eleven gardeners present and a guest speaker from the Extension Office in Logan, WV.  She brought a projector and showed…

Lilly Church-72 and Going Strong

Lilly Church-72 and Going Strong
Lilly Church is a 72 years old, Grow Appalachia participant, who has worked in a garden since she was a little girl. Lilly's parents grew gardens to feed their family and her chore was to help with the garden. Lilly passed down…

The Heart of the Seed

Life happens, despite our efforts to schedule our Grow Appalachia workshops at the most convenient times for participating families. Cars break down (or gas money runs out), someone’s Mom ends up in the hospital (or…

VanNatter

VanNatter
In the pictures is the VanNatter family garden, this is their first year being a part of the Grow Appalachia program. They are growing all sorts of different vegetables from lettuce to corn and green beans…