A Garden Abundant, Shelves Overflowing.

By |September 8th, 2020|Hindman Settlement School|

We love when our gardens grow abundant and our shelves overflow. 2020, although being outright challenging, is proving to be fruitful. Our gardens have been overflowing with produce and the families in Grow Appalachia have been busy filling their cabinets and freezers with all their glorious bounty. Members are happy to share pictures and jar

Pausing to Remember in September

By |September 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

September is an obvious time for transition in the garden. It’s both sweet and spicy as the last tomatoes, cantaloupe, watermelon, and berries come off the vine, the peppers begin to turn colors and the spicy greens sown for fall cover begin to emerge. Some might say that September is the ‘end of the harvest

This is what it is all about…

By |September 3rd, 2020|Henderson Settlement|

The harvest is the reward for the labor you invested in your garden. As we are gathering the harvest reports and adding up the numbers. We are hearing the triumph in the voices of those who worked their gardens into a bountiful harvest this year.  So many of our participants are starting from lawns,

So Proud of Our Gardeners

By |September 3rd, 2020|Scott County|

This year has certainly been different.  But needless to say, It has been a good one.  Participants are happy to share photos, recipes and wonderful gardening stories.  I always get excited to see what they share.  We are so proud of our gardeners. Brianne Upchurch and her 3 year old daughter, Evelee shared photos of

Ready for Fall

By |September 1st, 2020|Build It Up East TN|

Oh fall, how we've missed you! Can you feel it in the air? That cool breeze that sweeps through in the mornings and evenings bringing in fresh fall air? It's an exciting feeling. As the temps start to cool, our gardens are ready for fall crops. We have already passed out fall plants including: broccoli,


By |August 19th, 2020|St Vincent Mission|

This year as a New Grow Appalachia Coordinator has been a real challenge for me, fighting pests, deadlines, maintaining the mission garden and donated garden, garden visits, Farmer's Market. There's only been one educational class due to Covid 19 guidelines, therefore, posting educational videos on our face book page.  We all have learned new

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