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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…

Fair Share: Jessica (BDVP)

This blog post goes out to all you growers out there.  I was inspired to write about this after connecting with several Grow Appalachia participants at our recent event in Laurel Co.  We were discussing…

BDVP

This morning.  I was greeted by a resident of our shelter who has been participating in our work-stipend program.  This woman has been very dedicated in her work and in her attentiveness to the gardens.  She told…

The Heat is On! BDVP: Jessica

Things are certainly heating up at the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program these days.  Projected temperatures of over 100' this week have us all wanting to run for cover... and for good reason!  It's times like this,…

Make it Take It Part 2 at BDVP: Jessica

Recently we shared in our second official make it/take it class at the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program.  The theme around this event was "Using Fresh Herbs".  We spent most of a Friday afternoon collecting various fresh herbs from our…