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Grateful for Grow Your Own

By |December 3rd, 2021|ASD|

A young mother teaches her child patience and the value of hard work. A full-time college student finds new ways to practice her studies. A native Appalachian appreciates her community more than ever. Ashley Keene, of Oakwood, Virginia, shares her gratitude for Appalachian Sustainable Development’s (ASD) Grow Your Own program. A 501 (c)3, ASD’s

Retrospective: Our Pilot Year

By |November 3rd, 2021|Grow Ohio Valley|

Post Program Thoughts With the last of the harvest being stored for winter, and the first frost settling on the grass, we are wrapping up our pilot season with Grow Appalachia. Fall & Winter are periods of reflection for farmers and how to better our techniques for the next growing season.  As

ASD’s Program Member Highlight

By |November 2nd, 2021|ASD|

Established in 2012, Appalachian Sustainable Development's Grow Your Own program empowers beginner gardeners to take control of their food sovereignty by cultivating their own home or community gardens. "Appalachian Sustainable Development has been an incredible resource for me, supplying plants, seeds, row cover and valuable information about season extension over the past two

New to the Grow Appalachia Family

By |October 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Grow Appalachia at St. Vincent Mission is ending another productive and challenging year. We have hired a new Garden Program Coordinator. Jeannette Mullins joined our team in September 2021. She has lived in the Floyd Co. area and done gardening with here family as far back as she can remember. Jeannette is looking forward to

Planting Garlic

By |October 15th, 2021|Linwood|

The autumn season has finally arrived! ONE OF MY FAVORITES! It's a lovely way to end the gardening season, with the crisp fall temps, changing leaves, and the scent in the air. Not to mention everything flavored with pumpkin spice- ha! With summer and fall gardens finishing off their last bit of bounty before winter

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