Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith We are excited about the garden this year! In the garden, we have garlic that was planted last fall and spinach that made it through winter in the hoops. We have started cabbage, kale, sugar snaps, and beets. Also, we have volunteer lettuce...
Gardener Story: Jenna Upton

Gardener Story: Jenna Upton

Gardener Story: Jenna Upton I’m not sure what to say about anything amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but I do know I’ve been very glad to have my garden as a welcome distraction. The soil was covered in weeds and tiny sprouts of cover crop Build it Up provided to nourish...
Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko My name is Georgia and this is my second year in the Build It Up program. I live in Hampton and have been gardening in some capacity most of my life. My parents taught my siblings and myself to grow our own food, to cook, and to preserve...
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...