Greetings from Rockcastle County!   ASPI received a visit from folks from Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill, TN.  Gail Ford and Jerry Ziegele came up to consult with us about their plans for building a more…

Stipend Program at BDVP: Jessica

At Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program we want to help facilitate opportunities for engagement and empowerment.  As part of our relationship with Grow Appalachia we have created a pilot program within our farm programming at BDVP.  Over the…

High Rocks Girls Spend Time in the Garden

This week over a dozen High Rocks girls attended a gardening class at the campground in Hillsboro, WV. Project leaders Karline Jensen and Mica Baum-Tuccillo gave participants an interactive session on understanding potatoes, snow peas,…

Hello from the LMU Organic Garden.   We have many plants coming along in the greenhouse.  Last week some of our members planted a bed of onions,  the onions were grew in the greenhouse by seeds…

Cowan Community Headstart Program finds a sunny day to get their garden in the ground. Inch by inch, row by row Gonna make this garden grow Gonna mulch it deep and low Pullin’ weeds and pickin’ stones Please bless the…

Wild and Native at High Rocks…by Erica

Last weekend more than 80 people came out to a local Wild Edibles festival hosted by the Pocahontas Co. Nature club and the Hillsboro Library.   Guest speaker Mimi Hernandez waxed folkloric about our local species and their medicinal…

Henderson Settlement @ White Oak 2012

April 27th we had our first Grow Appalachia class at the White Oak Center.The class was Organic Gardening,. Kelly Frady from the Claiborne County Extension Office taught the class. She did a fantastic job introducing Organic…