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Asparagus.

Hi, this is Justin at the Red Bird Mission Grow Appalachia. For the past two weeks I had one of our volunteers in from Illinois. Last year she planted a asparagus patch here on our…

Solar Water Pump Workshop

Among the many workshops we offer (including GA workshops), is a little gem this spring. Josh Bills (ASPI board member and Energy Efficient Enterprises Program Director at MACED) will be demonstrating the solar water pump…

AmeriCorps Stops By

Saturday, April 11, a group of volunteers from Americorps NCCC gave a huge boost to St. John’s Grow Appalachia Community Garden.  The group has been working at Cumberland Falls State Park on a variety of projects,…

High Waters

One of the challenges we have faced with gardening the past few years has been three “100 year events” of flash flooding since 2011. The field above was a newly tilled garden until April 3…

Soil testing

Things have really taken off here in Breathitt county this week. Our program assistant started Monday and we've been out all week (in between the thunderstorms and showers) taking soil samples. Soil samples are the…