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Little Green Thumbs at High Rocks

This week youngsters got their hands dirty in the High Rocks community garden.  A the “Use Your Noodle” day camp, elementary school kids learned that gardening can be fun and healthy.  Planting peppers and tomatoes,…

Greetings from High Rocks!  Last week we distributed most of the plants in the hoop house to our participants.  Our “Meet the Seedlings” event brought people up to High Rocks for home-grown snacks, a tour…

Pocahontas County, WV

 It is so exciting how big our plants are growing. We are inviting participants up to High Rocks to pick up their plants. The peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers will be in the ground soon!

High Rocks Girls Spend Time in the Garden

This week over a dozen High Rocks girls attended a gardening class at the campground in Hillsboro, WV. Project leaders Karline Jensen and Mica Baum-Tuccillo gave participants an interactive session on understanding potatoes, snow peas,…

Wild and Native at High Rocks…by Erica

Last weekend more than 80 people came out to a local Wild Edibles festival hosted by the Pocahontas Co. Nature club and the Hillsboro Library.   Guest speaker Mimi Hernandez waxed folkloric about our local species and their medicinal…

Looking Foward at High Rocks

The High Rocks Grow Appalachia Project is officially in motion. On Feb 23, 2012 we met with our participants to organize garden plans, seed orders and site visits. It gave us an opportunity to meet…