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Teach A Man to Plant

Teach A Man to Plant
St. Vincent Mission’s Grow Appalachia program was pleased to work with the City of Martin Housing Authority to start a small community garden at one of their locations, Grisgby Heights. While the number a participants…

Home-Based or Commercial?

Home-Based or Commercial?
Several Grow Appalachia sites have been looking into setting up certified kitchens in  their counties. Floyd County has been lucky in that our UK Extension Service has a new building which includes a commercial kitchen.…

A Letter to Charlie

Recently a work group from Lexington came to the Mission. One of them wanted to meet with me about the Grow Appalachia program but our schedules got crossed and that didn't happen. Charlie sent a…

TFA BLITZ at SVM

TFA BLITZ at SVM
Sister KC here to share a recent volunteer experience we had at St. Vincent Mission. There is a lot of back story on this one starting with Appalachian Roots, a new not for profit organization…

The Scarecrow

The Scarecrow
Driving down the road on my way to work at St. Vincent Mission the other day I spied a scarecrow and thought “Oh that’s what they mean”. I will explain in a minute. My second…

Supper

Sister KC here. I've been gone a long time from the blog. I probably have an excuse but... Anyway, I wanted to show you one of my favorite things about Grow Appalachia in Floyd County…