Community Food Initiatives

Community Food Initiatives Community Food Initiatives’ programs include community gardens, garden and culinary workshops, seed saving locally, school gardens, a youth entrepreneurship program through the local housing authority, and a Donation Station that collects, purchases, and distributes food from the farmers market and produce auctions to food pantries and social service agencies in town.


GreenHouse17 Formerly known as the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program, GreenHouse 17 is a 40-acre domestic violence shelter and advocacy agency dedicated to ending intimate partner abuse and its impact on families and communities. In 2014, GreenHouse 17 dedicated a commercial kitchen that has launched an entrepreneurship and apprenticeship program that residents of

Breathitt County Extension

Breathitt County Extension Since 1914, Cooperative Extension in Kentucky has become the most comprehensive outreach and education program at the University of Kentucky. The Breathitt County Extension office has been a partner site with Grow Appalachia since 2013 and partners with the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resources Sustainability (RCARS) to grow a

Alderson Community Food Hub

Alderson Community Food Hub Grow Appalachia partnered with Alderson Community Food Hub from 2015 through 2017. The Food Hub was a community food security and local food access organization based in Alderson, WV. The mission of the Food Hub was to connect everyone from producers to consumers in the Greenbrier Valley, provide

Glades Community Garden

Glades Community Garden The Glades Community Garden is a multi-faceted food program located in Berea, KY. The garden is located at the Glades Christian Church in town, housing raised beds, perennial gardens, a high tunnel and the Berea Kids Eat, USDA-sponsored Summer Food Service Program site. Location


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