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Harvesting Corn with Family

Harvesting Corn with Family
When I’m not working in the ASPI garden and Mt. Vernon community garden I’ve visited my grandparents several weekends this summer. I like to visit them but also help in their garden. They always have…

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…

Radishes!

I’m so excited to harvest something that I planted this year. I started at ASPI at the beginning of June so not much of what I actually planted is ready to harvest. I’ve never even…

In Search of Nitrogen

Most of the plants seem to be growing pretty slowly in the community garden.  The tomato and pepper transplants that I planted a couple weeks ago have hardly changed at all and what we planted…

High School Intern

Each summer ASPI offers a high school intern program to local high school students who work several days a week. At the end of the summer they receive a $500 scholarship. This year we have…

Glad to Be Back

This is Sarah and I’m back for another summer working with ASPI and Grow Appalachia. Last year I was a college intern and now I’m the community garden manager. I had a great time last…

Castle Village Community

This year we started working with Wallick Communities by starting community gardens on one of their property. Wallick manages rental housing, including apartments for low-income families and seniors based on their income including subsidized housing. This…

Awful Day in Livingston

Today was an ASPI on the road day. We went to the Founders Day festival in Livingston, Ky. This is also where our nature center is located. We had decided to go so that more…

New To Me

As some of you know I am the new coordinator for ASPI this year. I am a little behind on post from have issues with getting on here. However I think I have a little…