Why Wash Your Produce?

Why Wash Your Produce?
Summer Heat; One of the most important reasons why washing your produce is important. Field Heat can be retained in bunched produce for hours; reducing the quality and  the nutritional value of your produce. Washing…

Social Activities

Wednesday, I attended a meeting between some community groups to work on a letter of interest for the Local Food, Local Places grant. We are off to good start on the letter. I plan on…

Today’s visit to the garden.

I browned a lb. of turkey sausage added in a couple chopped onions. Threw in some fresh chopped rosemary and parsley, then salt,pepper, a crushed boullion cube, chopped tomato,garlic and green pepper. Next a cup…

Rockcastle County Farmers Market

Our farmers market starts tomorrow so today is our last day to get ready. I'm ready for the great tasting locally home grown veggies but not sure where to start ot get prepared. I have…

Bug Hunting!

Bug Hunting!
As the "grown ups" set t-posts and put up fencing around the Market in the Park - GA community garden on the UK Extension farm, ten-year-old Kayleb became frustrated that he couldn't help... Then, he found…

Fall crops, already?

Fall crops, already?
I am astounded at how fast this year is whizzing by, planting summer lettuce and seeding fall brassicas already.  Yesterday we had our first workshop in a month, and we had a few new participants…