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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto
--Ellie Bell, High Rocks Making pesto is like painting, adding a little bit of this and that, stepping back and tasting it, and adding a touch more for texture or taste. First, of course, the…

Why Grow Appalachia?

Why Grow Appalachia?
Hello Grow Appalachia Community, Today I joined the Grow Appalachia Team as an intern at High Rocks, so I’d like to introduce myself and explain why I’m serving with Grow Appalachia. According to my parents,…

Heirloom Popcorn

Heirloom Popcorn
--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV One of the heirloom crops we will be growing for seed this year is Bluestone Mountain Farm's heirloom popcorn. Farmer Rhonda Dortch of Hinton, WV has been selling her…

Grillo Care

Grillo Care
--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV We have had our Grillo for four years now, and it has tilled a lot of gardens. This year we have had to take it in to Ivan at…

Garden Planting Workshop

Garden Planting Workshop
--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV On a beautiful April morning, 15 gardeners gathered to plant a small garden and share gardening wisdom. The garden had already been tilled, so we started by using 3-tine…

Corn Started It All

Corn Started It All
--Kris Arbuckle, AmeriCorps member at High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Gardening was deeply integrated into my life over a span of two years. It became a routine; second nature if you will. I’d get up go…