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Sarah Smarsh, Ken Ward on Rural Realities

July 1, 2019

Sarah Smarsh, author of the bestseller “Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth,” and Ken Ward,...

2018 Great Mountain Mural Mega Fest

June 20, 2019

Can public art works and a community of artists stimulate economic growth? The folks at Higher Ground in Harlan believe they can. Watch as...

Music Series Brings People Together

May 21, 2019

Excitement is building for the second Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series, which is set to take place on the Mountain Heritage Festival Stage beginning...


Mountain Women Mean Business

January 11, 2019

This past November over 100 people, most of them women from throughout central Appalachia, came together in downtown Harlan, KY, for “Mountain Women Mean...

CANE in Action

November 8, 2018

Across Appalachia, communities are experimenting with ways to develop sustainable agriculture as a business sector and to increase access to nutritious foods. WMMT recently...

Reclaiming Appalachia

January 18, 2019

Many Voices, Many Solutions: Innovative Mine Reclamation in Central Appalachia is a new report that highlights 20 projects across five Appalachian states that would create...

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