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Big Ugly Salsa

By |August 19th, 2017|Big Ugly|

Michael Tierney, Big Ugly   Salsa is a staple in our household, and we easily go through a large jar every week; we even eat it on macaroni and cheese and put a salsa layer in our chili pot pie. I have made salsa, but only the fresh variety that only lasts a few days

Veggies a Plenty

By |August 15th, 2017|Highland Educational Project|

Excitement abounds here in lovely McDowell County. Lori here with your monthly update of what's going on. We are so proud and happy to announce that our participants and our selves have overcome the annoying little issues that this growing season has throw our way from blown tires on trailers hauling fertilizer, to plow parts

Garlic Braids

By |August 15th, 2017|Linwood|

Last week, the Linwood Community Daycare had an absolutely record week of produce sales....over $500!  If only we could do that EVERY week!  The really interesting thing is that we are just starting to get bigger harvests out of our gardens.  We have had an extraordinarily slow growing season - tomatoes and peppers are not

Summer Reflections

By |August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We have had a phenomenal year in Magoffin County Grow Appalachia! I look for even more great things to happen as we transition into the fall and finish harvesting and preserving. Looking back on the summer, we've done so much that I've failed to mention. In addition to our regular monthly classes, we've had several

New Staff At Red Bird!

By |August 11th, 2017|Red Bird Mission|

Red Bird Mission welcomes our newest Grow Appalachia Coordinator, Travis Adkins.  Please give him a shout out and warm welcome into our GA family, you can reach him at tadkins@rbmission.org, 606-598-0520 ! All of us at Red Bird Mission want give Justin Brock, our out-going Coordinator our best wishes as he has accepted a new position

Life’s Success

By |August 11th, 2017|Rural Resources|

Debbie Strickland here, saying hello from Rural Resources, in Greeneville, TN.  As I surfed facebook, I came across a post from one of our past teens that I want to share with you all today.  The young lady is Rhiannon Williams, but she was Rhiannon Campbell during her time at Rural Resources.  Here is a

Old Time Pickling

By |August 10th, 2017|Scott County|

It sure is a blessing to be involved with Grow Appalachia.  You get to meet so many wonderful people who are willing to share their stories with you.  There is something special about people who love to garden.  They are always eager to learn and share any knowledge that they have. This week I would