The Start of Something New!

By |March 1st, 2023|Henderson Settlement|

Things are going well for us here at Henderson Settlement. We're looking forward to Spring! Our first Grow Appalachia meeting with our gardeners is March 2nd and we're expecting a fantastic turn out. We're going to plan our gardens together, get to know each other (since Dusten and I are both new), and make sure

Awesome Experience

By |October 3rd, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

What an awesome experience it has been to be part of the Grow Appalachia Program these past few years. Working with the team in Berea has been the best. There was no question I could ask that they could not answer. Even the questions that I didn't know exactly how to ask. With all

September Already?!

By |September 3rd, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

We already have Fall plants planted. Most everything harvested already. Our produce is already either shared, eaten, frozen, canned, vacuum sealed, and/or dehydrated. Already working on next years proposal. That is a lot of alreadys but I am sure I have forgotten a few. Like I already miss our meetings and chatting with our

Best Workshop Ever!

By |August 3rd, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

This was one of our best attended and most fun workshops yet! We owe it all to the Bell County Cooperative Extension Service Agents. Rebecca Miller, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Christina Horton, Program Assistant, set us up, in addition to learning Preservation Safety proceeedures, to make Strawberry Freezer Jam and some amazing canned

Gardens to Explore

By |July 5th, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

It was with great honor and pride that we hosted Faye Adams-Eaton and Mark Walden, from Grow Appalachia , at our humble establishment. We were able to show them our gardens, greenhouses, and high tunnel here at the Settlement before heading out to visit our gardeners. Mark had visited us previously but this was

We are on the grow

By |June 3rd, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

It is good to see our gardens growing, not so good when the weeds are trying to take over though. We know that with a little time and perserverence, we will overcome the weeds. Before we know it we will be reaping the rewards of our efforts. I have had my own personal battle

Organic Gardening is catching on…

By |May 9th, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

We had a great workshop today! More than 20 people were in attendance for our Organic Gardening Workshop. Our brand spanking new Bell County Extension Agent, Aaron Redmond, was our instructor. The handouts he worked from were clear and concise. He did a wonderful job answering questions. Previously most of our gardeners didn't care

By |March 3rd, 2022|Henderson Settlement|

Hey there everyone! Our first workshop is already on the books. Garden Planning.  We met our first timers and got off to a great start. We currently have 25+ people signed up and are looking for a few more. Once the weather warms up and the frost date gets closer.  Those slots will fill


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