By: Tanya Begley Photo courtesy of prospect.org What is that we see slowly peeking out from the shadows? YES!! It is SPRING! Mother nature has awoken from her long slumber and we cannot be happier to see her. Of course, this past winter’s strain of ice storms, flooding and the ongoing Corona
By: Tanya Begley And just like that, the final crops are in. More layers of clothing begin to be worn, fireplaces are cleaned and prepared for work. Fall is not only here, but it is in full swing. Pumpkins are harvested, canned, enjoyed and finally carved. Their presence loud, proud, and beautiful. Candles inside them
By: Tanya Begley Finally fall has arrived. A change can be felt in the air. The soft whisper of cool wind blowing through the nearly empty fields signaling the growing seasons final rest approaching. As we watch September come to its spectacular end, we also begin to say goodbye to our fruitful, and hopefully
By: Tanya Begley August is the peak of harvest season. A time for cooking, canning, freezing, drying, and storing, goods. A time of reaping the proud harvest of fruits and vegetables that we have sewn throughout the summer. Growing, enjoying the fruits of our labors is something simple and amazing we can hold onto
By: Tanya Begley July,it's the height of summer.Yet it seems we are still battling the unknowns, the uncertainties and “making the best of it” as we continue to follow the guidance and have patience in this historical world -wide pandemic. While we may not yet be able to go to certain places comfortably.
Summer is officially here! Smells of fresh vegetables on the grill , fresh Fish from the local streams on the hook and the first signs of healthy crops beginning to show. In our small corner of Southeastern Kentucky. Owsley County may seem far removed from civilization to the outsider looking in. The lush green
Owsley County : Growing Healthy, at Home In no uncertain terms the words "spring farming" and "School-to-Farm" seem remotely so far away in the uncertain times of a global worldwide pandemic. Instead of immersing our students in hands on learning and outdoor classrooms, their young, eager hands deep in rich soil, planting precious