Married to the soil in Abingdon VA

Heather here, riding the community garden high.This week has not held a lot of interaction with participants, other than a few more garden maps and crop quality surveys I've received in the mail. At our…

  Potato Seed Pods At one of my site visits, a participant handed me a cluster of small tomato fruit that she found growing out of her potato plants.  "What is it?", she asked.  Even after growing…

Children hard at work too.

Hello! It’s Annie from the Big Ugly Community.Our Summer Camp children have been very busy this week. Their gardens are doing very well and some of the children are very amazed at the results they…

Sunflowers!

Grant Barto, one of our friends from the Appalachian Early Childcare Center, gets excited as his Grow Appalachia sunflower bursts into bloom.  Grant got sunflower seeds like the rest of the daycare kids when we…