High Tunnel Workshop: Grow Appalachia Style!

By |June 6th, 2019|Headquarters, High Tunnels, Hindman Settlement School|

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

Eastern KY Farmer Conference 2019

By |March 8th, 2019|AmeriCorps VISTA, Hindman Settlement School|

Our participants had a great time learning about small-scale farming at the Eastern Kentucky Farmer Conference! The third annual Eastern Kentucky Farmer Conference was held on February 22 and 23 at the University of Kentucky’s Robinson Center in Jackson, KY. Five of our site’s Grow Appalachia participants received scholarships to attend. These participants want to

Spring Classes in Hindman, Kentucky

By |February 8th, 2019|AmeriCorps VISTA, Hindman Settlement School|

It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to start thinking about spring gardening classes! As we look forward to warmer days ahead, we’re studying up on garden planning, planting, and maintenance so we can spread that knowledge throughout and beyond the Grow Appalachia community. For our first Grow Appalachia meeting of the

Harvesting the Season: 20,000 lbs of Produce

By |November 8th, 2018|AmeriCorps VISTA, Hindman Settlement School|

What a harvest! Our Grow Appalachia participants harvested over 20,000 lbs. of organic produce this year to feed their families and fuel their businesses. For four years, the Hindman Settlement School has been proud to partner with Grow Appalachia to provide our community with gardening and healthy living classes as well as seeds, tools, and