David Cooke was born in Mingo County, WV, youngest child of a coal miner and a school teacher. He is a graduate of Berea College and has a masterÕs degree from WVU. A former high school teacher, woodworker and county extension agent, since 2005 he has been the director of the Berea College Appalachian Fund, which issues grants in central Appalachia in the fields of healthcare and education, and since 2008 the director of Grow Appalachia, an outreach program of Berea CollegeÕs Loyal Jones Appalachian Center. Grow AppalachiaÕs goal is to help as many Appalachian families Grow as much of their own food as possible.
David Cooke was born in Mingo County, WV, youngest child of a coal miner and a school teacher. He is a graduate of Berea College and has a masterÕs degree from WVU. A former high school teacher, woodworker and county extension agent, since 2005 he has been the director of the Berea College Appalachian Fund, which issues grants in central Appalachia in the fields of healthcare and education, and since 2008 the director of Grow Appalachia, an outreach program of Berea CollegeÕs Loyal Jones Appalachian Center. Grow AppalachiaÕs goal is to help as many Appalachian families Grow as much of their own food as possible.
David Cooke was born in Mingo County, WV, youngest child of a coal miner and a school teacher. He is a graduate of Berea College and has a masterÕs degree from WVU. A former high school teacher, woodworker and county extension agent, since 2005 he has been the director of the Berea College Appalachian Fund, which issues grants in central Appalachia in the fields of healthcare and education, and since 2008 the director of Grow Appalachia, an outreach program of Berea CollegeÕs Loyal Jones Appalachian Center. Grow AppalachiaÕs goal is to help as many Appalachian families Grow as much of their own food as possible.

David Cooke: Growing fresh food will yield health, wealth

December 08, 2013 02:22 AM

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