About Teresa Burke

Teresa is a lifelong Eastern Kentucky Native. She grew up in a small town and has always lived in a rural setting. Her parents were gardeners and contain a wealth of information. Currently she is working at the Martin County Cooperative Extension Service as a staff assistant. Her husband and her are living on a farm setting minus the animals except for a few silkie chickens. They are working on getting a barn and adding animals to their family.

The End of an Era-For Now

By |October 11th, 2022|Martin County Extension, Uncategorized|

While the growing season is drawing near the end, the weather has shifted, and so have many of our jobs and responsibilities.  Martin County Extension has been part of Grow Appalachia for several years, and we have enjoyed every moment provided.  During this time we have been able to help many families in their garden

Canning 101

By |June 8th, 2022|Martin County Extension, Uncategorized|

Last year in 2021 the first class we held post-COVID was a food preservation class.  We are so happy to be able to host another food preservation class here at the Martin County Cooperative Extension Office for our Grow Appalachia participants.  These smiling faces were eager to attend and learn the basics of food preservation. 

Is it Fall Yet?

By |October 11th, 2021|Martin County Extension|

Even though we are almost midway into October, the temps here in Eastern Kentucky are still bringing on some hot weather.  While some of our gardeners did grow Fall gardens, we haven't heard much from others.  Many have been requesting ground cover and we have been doing a lot of soil samples for preparation for

Let’s Give Them Pumpkin to Talk About

By |September 13th, 2021|Martin County Extension|

Pumpkins aren't just for Halloween or decorating.  They serve many purposes, most of which were designed as healthy, nutritious vegetables.  Pumpkins are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  They are an excellent source of Vitamin A, C, beta carotene as well as fiber.  When this time of year rolls around, everything turns into Pumpkin Spice


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