AmeriCorps VISTA

Successful Harvest

Dorothy Feltner reporting in. Lotts Creek Community School has harvested and distributed fresh, delicious goodies from the School Garden and Jeff's garden. Our haul, which included peas, green beans, and corn were given out at…

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…

SOARing to New Heights

SOARing to New Heights
As an AmeriCorps VISTA working at Berea College, I am often asked by our VISTA coordinator to attend different workshops and professional development meetings. As a VISTA, my duty is to say, “As you wish,”…

Soil: First Things First

Soil: First Things First
Howdy everyone. So far, my blog posts have taken the shape of creative musings and anecdotes. Today, I want to be more informative! Today, our subject is soil, something that I find endlessly fascinating—and frightening.…
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