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Fall crops, already?

Fall crops, already?
I am astounded at how fast this year is whizzing by, planting summer lettuce and seeding fall brassicas already.  Yesterday we had our first workshop in a month, and we had a few new participants…

Efficiency, overdrive

Efficiency, overdrive
Before I happily ramble about our extreme productivity these past few weeks, I would like to point out that in the month of June (so far), GYO participants have harvested over 500lbs of produce! These…

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Festival
Hey everyone -- Brian here!  This past Saturday the town of Abingdon hosted an Earth Day festival as our weekly Farmers Market was going on.  I, with the help of a half dozen high school student,…

Garden Mapping

Garden Mapping
Brian here -- Yesterday in our workshop, we beat the cold and showed families how to create a garden map.  A few of them had excellent examples from past years for newcomers.  It has been…

Food Pantry

I promise I will go back to the chicken coop and finish my series, but I feel like I must talk about this. We had our first food pantry give away Thursday that included fresh…