Spring has Sprung

By |May 6th, 2020|Martin County Extension|

Spring 2020 has definitely been one for the books.  This year has brought many challenges to everyone including our gardeners in our Grow Appalachia Program.  One good thing about this pandemic, we have had an increase in people who are interested in gardening.  Some call these panic gardeners.  We are just happy to have the

Salsa! Salsa! Salsa!

By |August 18th, 2019|Martin County Extension|

Salsa! Salsa! Salsa! After learning preservation techniques for extra harvested vegetables, many of our farmers have found salsa as a favorite. Salsa can be made with many different recipes. Some families in the mountains have family-favorite recipes that have been passed down for generations. Salsa

By |July 15th, 2019|Martin County Extension|

Learning Preservation After working all spring in your garden, it’s very rewarding to see all the produce piling up. However, there is only so much you and your family can consume. It’s always nice to share with neighbors and family. Its also very beneficial to preserve. We recently