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Microwaving Yourself to Better Health

…and other things learned last Tuesday. Last week we hosted our heart-healthy cooking workshop. We decided to make it interesting and come up with the menu spontaneously, based on what people brought from their gardens.…

Fun at the Can-luck

Fun at the Can-luck
It's kind of like a potluck, but everyone takes all the food home after the party. Last week we put our new kitchen to the test as we learned about preserving food safely and healthfully.…

It Sure is Good to Have a Mentor

It Sure is Good to Have a Mentor
Back in November of 2012 when we were thinking of adding beekeeping to our menu of Grow Appalachia offerings for participants, we got really lucky when Dave showed up at our exploratory meeting. Dave managed…

Teenagers Join the Revolution

Teenagers Join the Revolution
They packed their bags with Slim Jims and Starburst candy for camp, but soon learned that the best food doesn’t come in plastic wrappers.  The teenage girls that signed up for High Rock’s “Food Revolution”…

Watching Things Grow

Watching Things Grow
You can almost hear things grow with the weather we’ve been having lately. Frequent showers followed by hot sun are turning things tropical in WV. We have been making our rounds to participating gardens bringing…