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Field Notes: Playing in the dirt

Field Notes: Playing in the dirt
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program By D.H. This is the first in a series of posts written by survivors of domestic violence who are participating in our farm stipend project. Working on a farm has always…

Wonderful Worms

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program Post by Jessica Ballard   Recently we had a children's class on worm composting. I worked with 9 children ages 3-11 to build a worm composting bin for shelter. We have…

Hooray for Hoop Houses!

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program Post and Images by Christina LaneWe love our hoop house.  We have enjoyed the extended season of mixed lettuce greens, beets and carrots.   Here is a recipe for honey roasted carrots. …

Frozen Berry Cobbler

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program Post and Image by Christina LaneOld man winter has definitely made his presence felt the past couple of weeks, but that hasn’t stopped us from enjoying the “fruits and veggies” from…

Celebrating 2012

By staff at Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program Photos from our Facebook pageWe have enjoyed an incredible year of farming at the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program (BDVP)! The mission of our farm is to create an agriculture-based healing…

Harvest Party Recap!

Last month we invited the community to a Harvest Party to discover and explore the farm and healing gardens. Staff and residents worked all week to make the shelter and grounds sparkle for our visitors.…

Sweet Honey: BDVP-Jessica

       Some hard workin' women!On this cold, rainy day it sure seems like it was ages ago when we pulled a couple of honey supers off of our bee hives at the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program.  Actually…

Why we love this work we do: BDVP

Just wanted to share a sweet testimony from a client at shelter.   She is a powerful woman who is thoughtful, well-spoken and very grounded in her faith.  This woman was able to participate in our work stipend program…

Karen, our all-star volunteer: BDVP

I wanted to take this opportunity to give a big old thank you to one amazing volunteer: Karen Lanier.  Karen has been such a wonderful gift to our farm project.  We met quite serendipitously in May…