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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

Food Revolution

By |July 15th, 2019|High Rocks|

-- Food Revolution Class Students, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Hello!  I go by Pine, it's kind of a weird nickname, but it's what my best friend so lovingly calls me.  I have been a High Rocks girl for about 2 years.  This is my 3rd time at camp, but 2nd time at Camp Steele specifically. 

By |July 15th, 2019|Martin County Extension|

Learning Preservation After working all spring in your garden, it’s very rewarding to see all the produce piling up. However, there is only so much you and your family can consume. It’s always nice to share with neighbors and family. Its also very beneficial to preserve. We recently

Taters!

By |July 15th, 2019|Linwood, Uncategorized|

I'm not sure our Linwood Community Daycare kids know how great they have it!  Below are some photos of the little ones harvesting potatoes...taters!  Red taters, purple taters and regular old normal taters!  Once again, we won the battle against those awful Colorado Potato Beetles.  Mechanical beetle control is something I was never fond of