Lotts Creek

Great Developments

Dorothy Feltner reporting in this week. I have been focusing on connecting with other organizations and individuals lately. I am working on building up an action committee for local food issues. I think that such…

Free Manure!

We have been gifted a truck and trailer load of horse manure! This soil building gem will help us greatly in the school garden. We plan to use it in sheet mulching the school garden…

Social Activities

Wednesday, I attended a meeting between some community groups to work on a letter of interest for the Local Food, Local Places grant. We are off to good start on the letter. I plan on…

Slow Process

Getting a hold of all our gardeners for the Grow Appalachia report has been a long process. It took about 2 weeks to finally get all the harvest numbers, but we have them! It's looking…

Social Media

We are trying our hand at social media promotion. I have made a facebook page for our garden project. I'm trying to reach the younger people in the community and provide a space for communication…

Potatoes!

Our French Fingerling Potatoes and Batas Sweet Potato slips have arrived! it's a little late in the season for potatoes (they generally like a colder start), but we ordered a mid season variety. It's perfect…

Settling In

Hello Everyone! I'm Dorothy, the new VISTA working with Lotts Creek's garden initiative. I have gone out to meet a few of our community gardeners and took pictures of some gardens to share. We just…

so so so so tired

Hello everyone! I am sorry for my small hiatus, but well... first I had a bad cause of bronchitis that I refused to go to the doctor for.  After the 4th sleepless night I finally…