Raised Bed Garden

Raised Bed Garden
Grow Appalachia Raised Bed at LJAC

Dates Shown: April through December of each year

Location: South side of Stephenson Hall, just outside the Longwall Gallery

Description: Grow Appalachia staff show just how much food can be produced in a 3ft. by 7ft. raised bed garden.

2015 – Crops: Spring Greens, tomatoes, then fall greens | Student Curator, Shadia Prater
It is possible to grow a great deal of food in a small space with proper variety selection and management. There will also be cold hardy varieties planted in the fall. The goal of this project is the production of something tasty and nutritious nine months a year.

2017 – Crops: Heirloom Tomatoes and Greens

Elston Harris and his mature tomatoe plants

Elston Harris and his mature heirloom tomatoes

2018 – Crops: Heirloom Tomatoes | Student Curator, Elston Harris; Student Designer, Aero Erwin

2019 – Flowers for pollinators | Curator, Christopher Miller

Thanks to Grow Appalachia for occasional help with our raised bed.  Grow Appalachia is working to make Appalachia healthier and more food secure one season, one garden, one family at a time.

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