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Appalachian Harvest Launches Herb Hub

November 13, 2017

Farming opportunities are plentiful in the Appalachian mountains if you look to the herbs and edible plants found in our abundant forests. Appalachian Harvest,...

Internet in Rural America

September 15, 2017

It’s been a big year for Internet in the coalfields, and across rural Appalachia, with citizens demanding better Internet access and high speed Broadband,...

SOAR Calls For “Faith And Grit”

August 23, 2017

The 4th SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region – Summit was held in Pikeville on August 4 and over 1,200 listened to Kentucky Gov....


Life Without Broadband: “Losing Our Potential”

April 7, 2017

Lack of reliable broadband in this small Kentucky community costs people a lot, residents say: jobs, educational opportunities, real estate sales, and even time...

Mending Mining Communities

June 6, 2017

Despite a slight uptick in coal mining activity, most analysts do not forecast a large-scale reversal of the long, downward trend in coal production...

Mountains of Music on Crooked Road

June 1, 2017

Our region has incredible cultural assets, especially our music and dance, as well as traditional arts, crafts and foodways. In this episode of Mountain...

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