Healthy Soil Workshop, pigs, more pigs, and plants

By |May 2nd, 2015|Rural Resources, Uncategorized|

Sun, warmth, plants, beaches, swimsuits, sand, oh!  Boy, it is so easy to get distracted with the sun shining so bright, warm air moving in, and dreams of sandy white beaches and swimming take over.  Debbie, Appalachia Cares/AmeriCorps, here in Greeneville, TN, enjoying warm and sun at Rural Resources!  I am so excited to begin thinking that

Developing a Regional Strategy for a Robust Food System

By |May 1st, 2015|ASD, Build It Up East TN, Rural Resources, Sprouting Hope, Uncategorized|

By Jason Von Kundra from Sprouting Hope in Marion, VA "The more organized we are, the more effective we will be" was a theme of today's meeting to build resource capacity and develop a regional strategic plan for Eastern Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The scope of the discussion was as extensive as our complex food system:

Yogurt 101

By |April 12th, 2015|Rural Resources|

Debbie Strickland here, Appalachia Cares/AmeriCorps at Rural Resources, in beautiful Greeneville, TN!  Last week I posted about all our firstsssss, and promised to give you directions to make your own yogurt at home.  Well, here we go!  Do not get overwhelmed with this hard, difficult, hot, brain teasing task.  (I hope you don't think I


By |April 3rd, 2015|Rural Resources|

I feel like the last few weeks have been nothing but firstssss on everything!  Good Spring everyone from Rural Resources in East Tennessee.  Debbie, Appalachia Cares/AmeriCorps, here again to share what has been happening in our neck of the mountains.  (I bet you thought I was going to say woods!)  The first day of Spring

Work, in the snow?!

By |March 12th, 2015|Rural Resources|

Hi everyone!  I hope everyone has been having this warmer weather, compared to the cold, snow, and ice most everyone had just a few weeks ago.  Debbie, Appalachia Cares/AmeriCorps, here at Rural Resources, trying to shuffle through the mounds of work that needs to be caught up.  I have managed to re-arrange my 6 classes