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A Salsify Story

A Salsify Story
Greetings Grow Appalachians! Holly the VISTA reporting on this October afternoon. Is it really almost November? It seems as if it was just yesterday that I was attempting to singlehandedly keep two University of Kentucky…

Cleanup time!

Cleanup time!
This is Marcus Plumlee, AmeriCorps member from the Grow Appalachia mothership. One of the most important tasks in taking care of your garden is cleaning it up for winter. So, here are some links that…

Everyone Loves a Parade

Everyone Loves a Parade
Letcher County Farmers Market paraded through Whitesburg by the Harry M. Caudill Library at the annual Mountain Heritage Festival.    The theme of the parade was, "Letcher County-Where the Highest of Dreams Come True." There is…

Quantitative vs. Qualitative

Quantitative vs. Qualitative
This has been an fruitful year for the Grow Your Own program; as our workshops and our garden take permanent shape, we analyze what has worked and what needs to be trashed.  There is no doubt…