AmeriCorps VISTA

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.…

Trials and Turnips

Trials and Turnips
“Gardening requires lots of water—most of it in the form of perspiration.” - Lou Erickson Hello, Grow Appalachia family! My name is Marcus Plumlee and I am an AmeriCorps VISTA working at Grow Appalachia's central…