Gardener Story: The Beasley Family

Gardener Story: The Beasley Family

Gardener Story: The Beasley Family Gardening has always been a part of our lives. Jared’s family and mine have always had a garden – it was just part of the memories we had growing up. Even as a kid, we can still remember the little and big jobs we had working...
Gardener Story: Jeremiah Key

Gardener Story: Jeremiah Key

Gardener Story: Jeremiah Key “What do you see when you look at the world? What do you hear when you listen?”                 I heard this line repeated in a sermon by Beth Jarvis years ago. I typed and taped it to my work computer. I have shared it, prayed it and...
Gardener Story: Linda Hendricks

Gardener Story: Linda Hendricks

Gardener Story: Linda Hendricks Our family moved down to beautiful Northeast Tennessee almost 3 years ago. I always called myself the girl with the purple thumb up north and that if I looked at plants the wrong way they would wither and die. And then about three years...
Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith I am so thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the “Build It Up” program. Gardening is important to our family because……. well, because we moved to a farm with zero farming experience. The nearest grocery store is about 25...
Gardener Story: Rick and Dawn Hess

Gardener Story: Rick and Dawn Hess

Gardener Story: Rick & Dawn Hess This is our 2nd year with Build It Up, and we have learned so much! Our first year we started a brand new garden from scratch. Brought in compost, covered the grass, then covered with a tarp for a couple weeks to discourage the...