AmeriCorps VISTA

Garden Pictures

Garden Pictures
Dorothy Feltner here from Lotts Creek Community School. I've got some garden porn for everyone this week. Here is the outcome from the Hugelkultur Workshop we hosted recently. I was going to let the bed…

Funding 103: Odds and Ends

Funding 103: Odds and Ends
Jeffrey Helton, AmeriCorps VISTA in Berea, here to conclude my epic trilogy on funding opportunities. (Part I can be found here, Part II here.) It’s my hope that these final thoughts—thoughts on topics ranging from…

Getting Things Done

I'm Dorothy Feltner, VISTA with Lotts Creek Community School. Over the week, we have had some great success. Kale is sprouting up in the greenhouse and our tomatoes are getting ripe.The school garden now has…

Summer Wrap Up

Summer Wrap Up
Well, it's about that time of year... I'm quickly wrapping things up here at High Rocks Grow Appalachia and preparing to head out on my next grand adventure. The time I spent working with Rachel and Erica…

New Tactics

Dorothy Feltner , VISTA volunteer at Lotts Creek Community School reporting in. We have had low participation for the last two garden meetings/classes. I have a few ideas as to why: -I am new to…

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…
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