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Merry Christmas from Henderson Settlement

Merry Christmas from Henderson settlement Grow Appalachia participants and friends gathered together with Kristin and Courtney from the Whitley County Extension office to learn how to create Christmas Wreaths using materials found in nature.  …

Cooking with Cinderella Pumpkins!

The Henderson Settlement girls club have been working hard this fall to earn money for the many activities they have planned for the spring. Since we had a bunch of Cinderella Pumpkins donated to us by…

Henderson Happenings

Back to nature, learning to nurture   Grow Appalachia, UK Extension, Bell County Forestry Camp team up for gardening & health By Brandy Calvert UK Extension Agent CHENOA, Ky. — While it took an unfortunate situation…

Harvest Celebration 2013

On Saturday the hills rang with the sounds of music and laughter as the participants of  Grow Appalachia and their families celebrated the 2013 harvest. We were fortunate to have several local musicians who were willing to donate…

A visit with Mark Walden !

The other day I had the privilege of introducing Mark to some of our gardeners and their families. We began our visit with a tour of the Bell County Forestry Camp gardens. Lt. Evans was proud…

Farm Day

On Friday we took part in the annual Bell County, “Farm Day” an event sponsored through the University of Kentucky, Cooperative Extension Services. I spent the day interacting with the other presenters, handing out flyers and other…

Henderson Happenings

Last fall  I found a sandwich bag in my mailbox filled with a handful of black bean seeds and one long bean,  I placed the  seeds in my desk and forgot all about them until a few…

Henderson Happenings

We've had a great time at the Farmers Market talking laughing,  sharing stories and recipes. Several of the gardeners brought Corn, Green Beans, Tomatoes and Green Peppers to sell. This has been one of the…

Gardening Class ~ Jackie

  Everyone knows gardens cannot survive without rain, but this year it seems that we have been given to much of a good thing. The abundant amount of rain we have received has  caused an increase…