ASPI

Okay, folks... I'm putting these photos here in spite of how they look.  Can anyone tell me why this is happening?  In the past they loaded just fine.  I'm not doing anything different, same camera,…

Radish Salsa, Wild Greens, and Fishy Flowers

Author: Saxon Brown, Grow Appalachia Assistant at Appalachia-Science in the Public InterestToday is a workshop day here at ASPI!  In just a few hours, Timi Reedy will be teaching locals about the benefits and how-to…

Rockcastle County

Two exciting things happened at Appalachia--Science in the Public Interest in our Grow Appalachia program this past week.  First, there was a special meeting on Tuesday night to gather participants, talk gardening and follow up…

 Our work here in Rockcastle county continues at a fevered pace. Today we are working hard to complete the layout and planting of our Three Sisters corn "maize" for the youth to enjoy at our…

David viewing Talt's potatoesArmilda and David at her siteTalt explaining his gardenASPI had an interesting visit from David this week.  We had an opportunity to introduce him to some of our Grow Appalachia participants while…

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got til its gone?  Paved paradise, put up a parking lot…”At ASPI we’re doing just the opposite!  We’ve gotten rid of part of…

ASPI Grow Appalachia held the ground breaking ceremony and work day for the future Richmond Street Community Garden this week.  David came down for a visit to see the action and meet the cast of…

The big news from Rockcastle County this week is the plant give-away.   We picked up the plant starts (mostly flowers) that the Mount Vernon Elementary School 4th graders grew in their PRIDE greenhouse for our Grow…

Greetings from Rockcastle County!   ASPI received a visit from folks from Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill, TN.  Gail Ford and Jerry Ziegele came up to consult with us about their plans for building a more…

Hello, from Rockcastle Co. and ASPI!  Lots of news this time around.  We held a workshop on chemical free insect and disease control and on composting – why it’s a good thing, and how to do…