Gardener Story: Rebecca DeLong

Gardener Story: Rebecca DeLong

Gardener Story: Rebecca DeLong        “2021 is my family’s second year in the BIU program. Last year was a whirlwind with the pandemic and adjusting to life differently. Part of that adjustment involved substantially more time learning how to grow...
Gardener Story: Joy Lyle

Gardener Story: Joy Lyle

Gardener Story: Joy Lyle “Hello BIU friends!  I am excited to share a little bit of our story with you! My husband and I have a large family and decided last year to make a big change for our family. We moved from a little house on a city street, to a big old...
Gardener Story: Rachel Butler

Gardener Story: Rachel Butler

Gardener Story: Rachel Butler “Hello fellow BIU gardeners! My husband, daughter, and I relocated to East Tennessee in 2019 from New York state. Last summer, we spent our days in the sun in our rental. We had the urge to grow our own foods and to become as...
Gardener Story: Mel Perry

Gardener Story: Mel Perry

Gardener Story: Mel Perry Hi Garden Friends! I’m Mel and this is my first year in the Build It Up program. I have been a garden learner for most of my life, and I’m looking forward to the new lessons this year with Build It Up will bring.  We have about 3 acres, which...
Gardener Story: Kitty Michael

Gardener Story: Kitty Michael

Gardener Story: Kitty Michael Hi, garden buddies! My name is Kitty Michael and this is my family’s first year in the Build It Up program. This is also our first year with a true garden. I (along with my husband, Bobby, and my teenager, Oz) am looking forward to all...