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Hoop House Weed Help

Hoop House Weed Help

Greetings from Abingdon VA! This is Michelle reporting for ASD’s Grow Your Own program: Happy late summer to our Grow Appalachia family! It was, “hot as blazes” as my dad says, this past July in Abingdon, VA. Needless to say, I’ve been hitting my garden chores in the...

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Robin Robbins

Robin Robbins joined ASD as the Appalachian Harvest Marketer in September, 2005. Prior to joining ASD, she was a public school teacher in the Lee County public school system, as well as anadvocate for children with special needs. Raised on a tobacco farm, Robin joined...

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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is a topic I have avoided for these articles.  There are some pretty strong feelings about the benefits and problems with GMOs.  A good friend of mine told me to write about GMOs and I didn’t like the idea, but a couple days later...

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