Our Annual Reports

Check out our annual year-end updates on our work throughout the region.


Cultivating community wellness hubs, launching our beekeeping initiative, supporting families across central Appalachia in growing their own food through the second year of the pandemic, welcoming a new cohort into our beginning farmer series, and personalized production planning for producers.


Navigating food insecurity during a pandemic, launching a strategic plan, and preparing for an upcoming leadership transition.


Folk arts and culture with farmers markets, John Paul & Eloise DeJoria visit Berea, and our Berea Kids Eat Coordinator, Martina Leforce, receives the Rural Spirit Award.


Publishing the results of a 2 year evaluation of our Garden Grants program, updates from the field, and impact numbers.


Federal commercial kitchen grant awarded, a spotlight on women in the food movement, the Appalachian Food Summit, and intergenerational gardening.


Value added products from Garden partners, the heirloom bean project, our online literary journal Pollen is released, and reflections from the field.


5 years of food security programming, our 2014 partnerships, looking ahead, and updates on our high tunnels.


Impact numbers, our approach to gardening, the full list of partners, and our geographic expansion over the last 4 years.


Heart Healthy Cooking

June 8th, 2023|0 Comments

Our Gardeners are prepped and ready for a successful growing season here in Magoffin County. As our gardeners start collecting the first fruits of their labors we talked about heart health cooking and how to

Growing Together!

June 7th, 2023|1 Comment

After a strong start, participation has settled into a strong core of active members with some earlier folks leaving and being replaced with new members. We have added a young family to our group and

Healthcare with a Green Thumb!

June 5th, 2023|0 Comments

Ebenezer Medical Outreach Inc. understands the path to a healthy future begins with the choices their patients make today. These choices can help impact future health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. To assist

Garden Bugs!

June 3rd, 2023|0 Comments

Our participants had a good time at our workshop on garden insects and diseases!  Seth Whitehouse, our presenter, is the Anderson County UT Extension- County Director and Agricultural Agent, and his classes are always

Tomatoes & Gunfire 

June 2nd, 2023|1 Comment

June 2023--The Over-the-Rhine People’s Garden is located in Over-the-Rhine (OTR), an inner city neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. For many years, OTR was considered to be one of the nation’s most dangerous neighborhoods. But with recent