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Wisdom In The Room

As the sky darkened and the participants gathered, there was only one thing on the minds of the St Vincent Mission Grow Appalachia participants  arriving for a meeting--"Why doesn't she open the door?" No really.…

Agriculture Education

Agriculture Education
This past Monday, several of us got together at the Knott County Sportsplex to hear Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, James Comer and Kentucky’s US Senators, Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, announce the newest Kentucky Proud…

The Garden Hog

The Garden Hog
It has been a while since I posted and I could make all sorts of excuses but you’ve heard them all before and probably wouldn’t believe me even though I am a nun and don’t…

Salsa Class

Salsa Class
Salsa: 1. Latin American music with elements of jazz, rock and soul. 2. A sauce, especially a hot sauce with chilies. There have already been blog posts this season on salsa making and at Cowen…

Kraut

Kraut
Growing up, kraut (or sauerkraut as we called it) wasn't something that I liked. My dad would order it on hot dogs at the beach and sometimes my mom would make it with boiled dinner…

A Homegrown Hero

A Homegrown Hero
Meet David Fryman, Floyd County’s first registered Home Grown by Heroes vet and Grow Appalachia participant among other things. While this is David’s first official year with the St. Vincent Mission Grow Appalachia program, he…