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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…

Pesto Remix

Pesto Remix
  Spring has finally arrived here in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, and while there is abundant weeding, tilling, planting and transplanting to be done, there just isn't a great variety of food ready to harvest…

Garden

Garden
One of my new gardeners, Tim Sias, has a wonderful garden this year. As we talked, he explained to me this is the most he has ever planted, thanks to Grow Appalachia.  His garden is filled…