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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…

FRONT PORCH GARDENS

FRONT PORCH GARDENS
Last month we were approached by the Floyd County Housing Authority and asked to do a presentation on container gardens. The Housing Authority’s ROSS Coordinator, Sherry Hilton, is always looking for ways to help their…

BBRRR Gardening

BBRRR Gardening
The weather has cooled off today—it’s only 85 not 98 degrees—and in honor of the cooler weather I’m gonna tell you about winter gardens. Actually, I am going to tell you about our latest class…

GARDEN BUDDIES

GARDEN BUDDIES
I have grown quite a few new relationships since joining the Grow Appalachia team. The garden group at BSCTC, Maggie and Kathleen at Pine Mountain Settlement School and my right hand man Todd Howard come…

STRAWBERRIES

STRAWBERRIES
I am genetically predisposed to craving strawberries in February. I am from the west coast of Florida-the Tampa Bay area-and just east and a little south of Tampa is Plant City which is known for…