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Funding 101

Funding 101
Howdy all. This is Jeffrey Helton, AmeriCorps VISTA at the Grow Appalachia headquarters in Berea. As a VISTA, my ultimate goal is to make your lives easier. In my pursuit of “capacity building,” I sent…

Canning Time!

Tom here from Stone Soup. Shelia, one of our growers from Dryden, VA canned 40 quarts of green beans today from her very first garden. This week has been our biggest harvest week by far!…

TEA on Big Ugly

TEA on Big Ugly
We have noticed that a lot of our folks drink a lot of sugary soda. At the grocery we see carts just full of soda. The water on Big Ugly can have a sulfur smell…

Canning 101

 Scott Christian Care Center's June class we covered the basics of canning.   We have some seasoned gardeners in Scott County that a have been canning for years, then we have some that have never…

Lilly Church-72 and Going Strong

Lilly Church-72 and Going Strong
Lilly Church is a 72 years old, Grow Appalachia participant, who has worked in a garden since she was a little girl. Lilly's parents grew gardens to feed their family and her chore was to help with the garden. Lilly passed down…

A Photo Garden Feature

Hello everyone. Hope everyone is have a great time gardening. I am Alex Sanders and I am the Grow Appalachia Garden Program Site Supervisor at Project Worth Outreach in Menifee County located in northeastern Kentucky.…

The Heart of the Seed

Life happens, despite our efforts to schedule our Grow Appalachia workshops at the most convenient times for participating families. Cars break down (or gas money runs out), someone’s Mom ends up in the hospital (or…