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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…

Conference Season

Dorothy Feltner, Americorps VISTA reporting in from Lotts Creek. After a long 3 days at Appalachian Coal Country Team training conferences, I'm pretty excited to be back home. Beckley, WV was nice, but the "prison…

Good News

Dorothy Feltner reporting in from Lotts Creek. I'm once again behind on posting, but I will catch up quick. I had written a United Way grant last month for increasing food security through the school…

A 20th Anniversary Road Trip

A 20th Anniversary Road Trip
Greetings Growers, Jeffrey Helton, Berea VISTA, here with a more unusual blog post. In my experience, folks are often unclear on the structure of AmeriCorps and get confused about who, exactly, I work for. This confusion…