Winter Seeds and Appalachian Soil

With 2015 coming to a close, I thought I would provide an update on my Lake Erie Shoreline Project, which is featured in this month’s issue of Acres magazine. Acres is a great publication for beginning farmers and folks who want to improve the health of their gardens. The article features a re-cap of the work I am doing in Cleveland and some experiments I hope to do in Central Appalachia. This is the second article I Continue reading

Goodbye Mullens … Happy 2016!

Is December really coming to an end? Wasn’t it just Thanksgiving, like — a week or so ago? All this turkey tends to confuse. I am eating way more than I need to at all of our Mullens holiday parties and Christmas celebrations. December was the four-month anniversary of my VISTA term, and I am learning so much about life in West Virginia. The staff at the MOC wanted to do something fun for all of our volunteers and donors, so we decided to capture this photo for the MOC Christmas card. Continue reading