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Breathitt County

Gardening in Breathitt County has been a tough task this year. Over the years we've grown accustomed to the dry weather, heat, and humidity but this year has been totally different. Rains and floods have…

Putting food by

Yvonne Scott at Wolfe County Extension thoroughly enjoying this time of year, when all the fruits, literally, of our labors show their colors in such dramatic ways. Last night I made peach butter in my…

Chicken Summer

Chicken Summer Several gardeners at both our Lincoln and Logan sites have raised chickens over the last two years and the egg harvest has been a bright spot, for the most part, surviving the two…

Can you do the CAN CAN?

Canning: food preservation method with the use of a pressure canner or hot water bath. This past week our WVU Extension agent Shirley Wilkins come the the Linwood Library and held a Canning Workshop. We…

Dog Days of August

August has arrived with better weather than the rainy days of July. I was interested in hearing our students grumble about the heat and humidity of Eastern Kentucky and quickly reminded them of how they…

So much rain!

Good morning, St Johns Episcopal in Corbin, KY learned the hard way how too much rain can be devastating to your crops. Our garden is looking sparse today as the rain has caused damage to…

August meanderings by Sue@Lmu

Isn't this amazing? It was one of the last tomato I cut making tomato soup base to can last week. I've canned about 4 dozen jars so far of salsa, soup, and tomatoes. We have…