Fuel for Adventure Workshop

Fuel for Adventure Workshop
Good morning my fellow Appalachians, Recently, my friend, and fellow VISTA, Brady Adcock, contacted me about participating with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) for a healthy food initiative.  The project consists of four workshops, promoting…

Bean mystery by Sue@Lmu

Bean mystery by Sue@Lmu
We have lost a lot of beans this year. I'm not sure what has done the damage. There are black spots that look like bites. There is also kind of a rusty appearance to the…

Funding 101

Funding 101
Howdy all. This is Jeffrey Helton, AmeriCorps VISTA at the Grow Appalachia headquarters in Berea. As a VISTA, my ultimate goal is to make your lives easier. In my pursuit of “capacity building,” I sent…

Trying New Things!

Trying New Things!
We are so happy to see our gardeners trying new vegetables this year!  Many have taken our advise and at least planted one new thing in their garden.  Some tried a new variety of potato. …

Harvesting Corn with Family

Harvesting Corn with Family
When I’m not working in the ASPI garden and Mt. Vernon community garden I’ve visited my grandparents several weekends this summer. I like to visit them but also help in their garden. They always have…