Berea bound!

By |August 2nd, 2014|Rural Resources|

Wow, what a wonderful week we had!  As I, yes I, Debbie Strickland, loaded 9 teens in a van Monday and headed to Berea, KY, from Greeneville, TN.  We had a 3 and a half hour drive with teenagers!  The drive went very well as we headed west through the Cumberland Gap on Hwy 25E. 

Worms and Pickles

By |June 27th, 2014|Rural Resources|

Hey everybody!  Faelyn here and it's been delightfully rainy here in East Tennessee, and our teens' gardens have been loving it.  The Food Commanders came out today and were ecstatic about how their plants were sprouting!  They were bragging and telling stories about how one teen's plants were growing faster than someone elses.  Soon though,

Worm Demonstration

By |June 22nd, 2014|Rural Resources|

Saturday was quit the day for our Grow Appalachia teen group, Food Commanders.  They gave three demonstrations on vermicomposting at the Greeneville Farmers Market in East Tennessee.  The teens prepared all week at making home worm boxes and learning how to make worm casting tea.  Then they prepared posters and made assignments on who would