Friday, January 30, 2015

Quilt Trail Dedication, Feb 4th, 4pm at HOH

4pm, Wednesday, February 4th
at Harvest of Hope Community Garden
130 W. Charlemont St, Kingsport, Tn

Exciting News!

The Harvest of Hope Community Garden will soon become part of the Downtown Kingsport Quilt Trail! Join the Harvest of Hope Community Garden at 4pm, Wednesday, February 4th for the official Quilt Trail Dedication.

Friday, January 16, 2015

'Vegetable Gardening 101' Workshop: Sat, Feb 7th

Be sure to read the bottom of this blog article for listing of radio
 & TV shows to be aired soon; shows will feature info about the workshop.


The Vegetable Gardening 101 workshop is designed for new vegetable gardeners in East Tennessee but will offer learning opportunities for everyone. The workshop will include an opening speech, "Vegetable Ventures-Early Consideration for the Home Gardener," by Dr. Natalie Bumgarner, the University of Tennessee Residential and Consumer Extension Specialist.

Sessions will follow on Raised Bed Gardening, Container Gardening / Small Space Gardening, and Growing Super Vegetables; Earl Hockin (MG), Phil Ramey(MG), and Jennifer Banks (Nutritionist) will be leading these sessions, respectively. Sessions will cover soil, the basics of plant requirements, site selection, garden design and layout,…

Space is limited to first 120 participants, so early registration is encouraged; see flyer above for contact info. Workshop location is the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Kingsport, TN (directions)

Registration packet pickup is at 8am, followed by the workshop sessions which will run from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Participants are invited to view the Harvest of Hope Community Gardens, located across the street, after the workshop from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. 

 Look for more information to be aired on television and radio in the coming week(s), various channels:

  • Jan 22nd - WKPT, TV Ch19 (ABC) 6-7am NEWS, "How to" Segment 
  • Jan 22nd - WKPT RADIO, Station AM1400 10am, The "Dave Light" Show   Listen
  • Jan 26th - WCYB, TV Ch5 (NBC) 12pm Noon NEWS
  • Jan 28th - WKPT RADIOStation AM1400 10am, The "Dave Light" Show   Listen
  • Jan 29th  - WKPT, TV Ch19 (ABC) 6-7am News, "How to" Segment 
  • Feb 2nd:  WJHL, TV Ch11 (CBS), Daytime Tri-Cities Show

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