Many Hands Make Light Work Sometimes work on the farm or your garden can seem overwhelming, with tasks piling on one another, especially near the end of a long, hot summer season. In times like this, it's always helpful to have a few extra hands around to make the workload a little lighter!
Hey everyone! Kayla here, just dropping in to share a story of a unique and educational experience Ive recently had working for Grow Appalachia. Earlier this week I spent a wonderful 3 days in between two beautifully tree covered mountains in Eastern Kentucky at the Hindman Settlement School teaching a group of college students
The high tunnel is finished, now to amend that soil! Organic fertilizer, aged horse manure, & peat moss. Looking forward to getting this clay tilled up, rocks pulled out & soil amended with some healthy additives. Looking into planting some fall crops to sell at market & to donate to the St. Vincent Food Pantry.
Maria here in Williamson, WV. It has been quite some time since I blogged (About a month) and I am so so excited to share some updates with you. It has been an extremely productive year so far, and I am very proud and impressed with our gardeners. We have expanded to new sites, and
Hello everyone, hope all is well and the gardens are growing successfully. Here at LCAAHC we are growing a few new things. Well new for us, flowers being one. So far they are doing great. The sunflowers are blooming in abundance, they add color to the garden and attracts a lot of sight seers. We
The students in my garden class have been working so hard the past two weeks. Now that the weather is nice, we spend the majority of our afternoons outside in the garden. The students have helped in many ways: weed, cultivate, fertilize and transplant. Two students have even given up some of their free time
Jason Von Kundra from Sprouting Hope in Marion, VA Sprouting Hope is building two hoop houses or high tunnels this year starting with the first build this Saturday! An enormous thanks for a generous donation from United Way of Southwest Virginia and a grant from So Delicious Dairy Free to cover the cost of the building
By Bri McIntyre Mizzou Alternative Breaks Volunteer at GreenHouse17 Do you know the feeling of grass under bare feet? Or how the sun perfectly wraps your whole body in warmth, and relaxes your muscles after a long day? Those feelings of comfort and relaxation are in abundance at GreenHouse17. This non-profit organization exudes light and
Maria here in Williamson, WV! Two weeks ago we planted tomatoes in our high tunnel earlier than we ever had. Although the temps are supposed to drop slightly this week, we think our baby tomato plants are going to make it with some row covers and the support of our high tunnels. We started a
Hi y’all! Holly here reporting on this rainy and humid day at Grow Appalachia HQ in Berea. On September 10th, Mark (our technical director) and I packed up and headed out to Greenhouse 17, or GH17, as we call it; they’re a partner site of ours located in rural Fayette County, outside of Lexington. You