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Garden Planning

  The combination of the All-Hands Gathering and being snowed-in has made me really excited about spring.  I had a great time at the gathering and got some good ideas for this season, I just can't…

Reflections on the Market

The Mt. Vernon Farmers Market wrapped up its season a couple weeks ago. I spent nearly every Tuesday and Thursday at the market for over two months; so I spent a lot of time at…

Farm to School Event

Last week ASPI set up a table at the Farm to School event at Jackson County High School. The event brought in students from surrounding elementary and middle schools. Various organizations had tables set up…

Drying Herbs

It seems like we’ve had quite a bit of success growing herbs this year. We have a variety of herbs and tons of basil and dill. There have been days at the farmers market when…

Baking for the Farmers Market

Baking for the Farmers Market
ASPI has been selling at the Mt. Vernon farmers market for the past month and a half. The market has been a little slow for us this year, but we recently started utilizing our home-based…

Last Day with Intern

Last week our high school intern finished up his intern program. He spent the week working in his community garden plot and selling at the farmers market. On his last day we had a celebration…

Harvesting Corn with Family

Harvesting Corn with Family
When I’m not working in the ASPI garden and Mt. Vernon community garden I’ve visited my grandparents several weekends this summer. I like to visit them but also help in their garden. They always have…

Rockcastle County Farmers Market

Our farmers market starts tomorrow so today is our last day to get ready. I'm ready for the great tasting locally home grown veggies but not sure where to start ot get prepared. I have…

Radishes!

I’m so excited to harvest something that I planted this year. I started at ASPI at the beginning of June so not much of what I actually planted is ready to harvest. I’ve never even…