Gardening with Row Covers

By |October 14th, 2020|Linwood|

Here at Linwood we're in peak fall foliage, the mountains look like they're on fire. The days are growing shorter and the nights are getting colder. We had our first frost towards the end of September, and many cold nights since our first frost. Even though it's beautiful outside, it's sad to see the garden

Preserving Your Garden Produce

By |September 14th, 2020|Linwood|

It's that time of the year where everyone is starting to plan for how to preserve their garden goodies without letting anything go to waste. Here at 4,848 the nights are growing colder and the weather is starting to feel like fall. I'm sure we'll be getting our first frost before too much longer. Garden

Gardening with Chickens

By |August 13th, 2020|Linwood|

My husband and I recently took on a new adventure and decided to get backyard chickens. The girls have officially outgrown their brooder and have been living outside for the past few days in their coop. Leading up to the girls arrival we started reading A LOT about how to raise chickens, and of course

Cooking from the Garden

By |July 15th, 2020|Linwood|

It's that time of the year where the garden is thriving and starting to produce yummy veggies. I have an endless supply of kale, and have been patiently waiting for the other goodies to start growing bigger. I was able to get ahead of the curve by planting some of my plants under a low

Meet and Greet

By |June 15th, 2020|Linwood|

Eryn Neyer is the new garden coordinator for the Linwood chapter of Grow Appalachia.  I wanted to introduce her and share that you will get to read blogs from her in the future! Tell me about your job with the WV Food and Farm Coalition and how it ties into Grow Appalachia. I work for

April Showers Bring May…..Snow (Again)

By |May 15th, 2020|Linwood|

I went back and checked, and I used this exact title last May, and something similar a few years before.  This is crazy!  It's time for gardening, not time for snow! Since we're so far behind because of the weather and all of this COVID-19 garbage, I'm going to share a recipe with you.  You

March Madness

By |March 15th, 2020|Linwood|

It seems absolutely unreal that this my 5th year writing Linwood's blog.  I am grateful to continue to be a part of Grow Appalachia and all of the education and positivity that comes with it.  But mostly I am SO excited to have things to write about besides snow and cold weather!  Hooray!  Linwood has

Meet Linwood’s new garden coordinator!

By |October 15th, 2019|Linwood|

For this month's blog, I interviewed our new garden coordinator (well....she's so much more than that but that's what I focused on!), Jamie Saunders: Tell me about your job with the WV Food and Farm Coalition and how it ties into Grow Appalachia. I’m a Foodshed Coordinator with WV Food and Farm Coalition. My Foodshed

Event Ideas: Boosting Attendance = More $$$$

By |August 15th, 2019|Linwood|

Greetings! We are just coming off of our big event for the season - Linwood Alive's annual Farm to Fork Dinner, where this year we raised over $5000.  Time is donated by decorators, chefs, musicians, yoga teachers and more. Watching the pillars of our community band together to get this event underway is always amazing,

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