Please Do Not Steal the Veggies

By |July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

On a serious note, theft at our little community garden is a hot button issue right now.  We have had several of our garden renters report theft. Not just a cucumber here or a tomato there but people bringing plastic bags and buggys and actually shopping the beds. If people had to eat only what

Garlic Galore

By |July 15th, 2018|High Rocks|

-- Liz Kammeyer, High Rocks AmeriCorps Member, Hillsboro, WV Greetings from the mountain!  Since our last post, we started and finished an amazing New Beginnings camp in which we and our stellar young people laughed, learned, and got our hands dirty in the gardens. Among the lettuce, cucumbers, broccoli, zucchini, and more, garlic is one

Red Bird Farmers Market

By |July 12th, 2018|Red Bird Mission|

Travis Adkins again, our Farmers Market has been a fun and exciting start to this farming season. Our farmers love coming out and swapping stories on how to better each others crop, what crops they like best, etc. Our market allows our farmers to sale any locally grown produce they have grown on their farms.

Farmer’s Market

By |July 11th, 2018|Scott County|

The Scott County Farmers Market is an official member of the Tennessee Association of Farmers Markets and is located at 600 Scott High Dr. in Huntsville, TN. Historically, the Farmers Market is open on Saturdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm throughout the summer (June - Sept). Vendors range from produce, honey, baked goods, crafts, to just about anything that

The Wisdom of Wild Foraged Foods

By |July 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Harvest Surprises The last reporting period, we were impressed by how many families reported harvests of wild foraged foods. There were the usual blood-purifying delicacies of old like young poke-weed and dandelion greens, but there were also harvests less commonly known like guomi berries. Other delicacies like morel and hen-of-the-woods mushrooms were reported but their

Its a Kaleabration!

By |June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hello to all our fabulous followers! If I had to write about one thing that would sum up the last 4-6 weeks in our little green garden it would be KALE!!! We have cut kale, sold kale, ate kale, and researched how beneficial kale is. When we packed our first CSA boxes we were washing