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Pattipan-tastic

Pattipan-tastic
A few years ago I didn't know what pattipans were.  I got one of the weird spaceship-like things in a birthday basket and didn't even recognize it as a squash.  Now, it's pattipandemonium at my house.…

Summer Wrap Up

Summer Wrap Up
Well, it's about that time of year... I'm quickly wrapping things up here at High Rocks Grow Appalachia and preparing to head out on my next grand adventure. The time I spent working with Rachel and Erica…

Alderson GA Goes to Market

Alderson GA Goes to Market
Hey! India Keller here from the Alderson, WV Grow Appalachia site. Two of our Grow Appalachia supported community gardens – Alderson Community Food Hub and Alderson Elementary School – sold produce at the Community Market…

Small Growers, Big Demand

Small Growers, Big Demand
Like any small community trying to develop its food economy we encounter the challenge of balancing both sides of the local food see-saw at once.  On one end sits the buyers who would prefer local…

Summer Intern

We are blessed here at the Alderson Community Food Hub to have a very hard working, passionate (and compassionate) summer intern! Catherine Goggins, a proud Hokie, studies Civic Agriculture and Spanish at Virginia Tech. She…