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The invisible hand of domestication

Heather here, from good ol' Abingdon, VA.We do these things so our children can have more beautiful days.I think the thing I am happiest about is the broccoli. It is beautiful broccoli. Seeing this plant's…

Garden happiness

OK this is my 1st time blogging so bear with me.  I wish I had the capability to take pics but alas I do not.  I'm from the LMU project.  We've been having community work…

Greetings from Cowan Community Center!This past Tuesday was a rain barrel painting extravaganza up Cowan!  Beginning at eight in the morning and ending that night around nine, the Grow Appalachia participants of Letcher county painted…

Appalachian Early Childcare Center

 Greetings from the Cowan Community Center!In keeping up with the daycare's garden in Whitesburg, we've been planning activities in order to engage the children with the gardening project and teach them about gardening.  Our first…

Caper Youth Garden [ Wayne Riley]

June 19,2012 The Capers Youth Garden began the day by weeding the corn, cabbage,tomtoes and onions.Afterward came the task of painting rain barrels to help with the dry spell.Our painters were from the age of…