Blogs from Appalachian Sustainable Development

Grow Your Own

Community Gardens and Green Bean Sizzle

Greetings from Abingdon! Deni reporting for Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Grow Your Own program located in Southwest VA, Northeast TN. We’ve been fortunate enough this season for mild weather patterns. Seems like it gets Hot and Dry and then we get Rain; not...

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“It’s Like Christmas!”

Greetings from Abingdon, where it’s suddenly gotten hot and plants (and weeds) are starting to show signs of promised harvests to come.  We’ve concluded our spring series of workshops; 27 in all to get our Grow Your Own gardeners off and growing. It was a whorl-wind...

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Sustainable Agriculture

POWER Initiative

On August 24th, The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced a $38.8 million POWER investment to grow the economy in the nation’s...

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Whole Farm Business Plan Challenge!

Are you or anyone you know interested in writing a business plan for your farm?  I know, business plan writing isn’t the most exciting farm task, but a vital chore if you desire a successful enterprise. Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is hosting a Whole Farm...

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Growing Organically for Wholesale Markets
Appalachian Transition Fellowship

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Intersections: Aligning Agriculture, Nutrition, Health, & Economic Development

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