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Event Ideas: Boosting Attendance = More $$$$

By |August 15th, 2019|Linwood|

Greetings! We are just coming off of our big event for the season - Linwood Alive's annual Farm to Fork Dinner, where this year we raised over $5000.  Time is donated by decorators, chefs, musicians, yoga teachers and more. Watching the pillars of our community band together to get this event underway is always amazing,

It’s All About Food!

By |July 28th, 2019|Boys Home of Virginia|

After all this talk of gardening techniques, seeds, and soil, we can’t forget the original purpose of a garden – to grow food! On Monday, July 15th, Derek Nottingham from Guest Services visited Boys Home to give a cooking demonstration using some of the fresh produce from the garden. The focus for the morning

Gallery of Gardens

By |July 21st, 2019|St Vincent Mission, Uncategorized|

We're in the midst of a heat wave and our crops are bursting with juicy flavor. Here's our gallery of gardens and some quotes of what this garden program has meant to our gardeners. Enjoy! Grow Appalachia has been very helpful to me, they gave me seeds and fertilizer that I couldn't afford to buy,

Kiddie Garden

By |July 18th, 2019|Big Ugly|

-Marcelle St. Germain, Step by Step Big Ugly, West Virginia Sometimes stories come to life in amazing ways, and that happened recently with the Big Ugly Community Center Summer Program when the 2nd and 3rd graders read the book “City Green” by Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan. The story is about a young girl who is the impetus

Summer Time

By |July 18th, 2019|Big Ugly|

-Bea Sias, Step by Step Logan County, West Virginia It’s not really “The Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer’, but more like “The Hot, Busy Days of Summer”. It is July, and it’s hard to believe how fast this year is going. But we are a busy group of people in our little town. Gardens are