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Cowan Creek

By |May 19th, 2020|Cowan Community Center, Uncategorized|

Greetings from Valerie on Cowan Creek! Grow Appalachia We have been quite, but for too long, but are happy to be here and see all the good work our Grow Appalachia family is doing.  It has been a challenging year, but Debbie Cook, Grow Appalachia Coordinator has done a fabulous check making it work.  Our

2016 Small/Limited Resources Producer Award to Shane Lucas

By |November 18th, 2016|Cowan Community Center|

Valerie Horn, Cowan Creek Congratulations to Shane and Kathy Lucas of Lucas Farms for receiving the 2016 Small/Limited Resources Producer Award this week at the Kentucky Small Farmers Conference.                Shane has been working for several years to expand his farm with lots of love and support from Kathy and his

Raising CANE

By |October 18th, 2016|Cowan Community Center|

Valerie @ Cowan Creek Cowan would like to take this time to formally thank the team at Grow Appalachia headquarters for including Cowan in the USDA Community Food Project grant. We are also excited for our partner sites and happy to be in their company as we make these community kitchens happen. A group of

Growing Appalachia

By |September 18th, 2016|Cowan Community Center|

Valerie Horn, Cowan Creek Photo courtesy of Malcolm Wilson, photographer, graphic designer, marketing consultant, web designer & artist, living in Blackey, KY.  This photo was taken at one of many gatherings at the Letcher County Extension Office.  Malcolm is our friend and is often offering his talents to our Grow Appalachia participants, Whitesburg/Letcher County Farmers

Summer on Cowan Creek

By |July 18th, 2016|Cowan Community Center|

Hello!  It's Val at Cowan Creek. Hoping each of our partner sites are doing well and maintaining self, gardens and markets.  It's a full plate, but good to take time to savor some of the highlights of the summer.             Enjoyed seeing David Cooke when Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders visited the Whitesburg/Letcher County

By |February 18th, 2016|Cowan Community Center|

Growing… Val here…and feeling a story coming on. Growing was the topic tonight for a story circle at Cowan Community Center.    The story circle was part of a partnership with Appalshop in Whitesburg.   Roadside Theater is collecting stories from across the community, particularly with young folks and will be creating a play about Letcher County