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Anthony Flaccavento on Bottom Up Economics

December 15, 2016

WMMT’s Mountain Talk Monday brings you Anthony Flaccavento’s recent book talk held at the University of Virginia at Wise. Flaccavento is a small-scale commercial...

Jenkins Mural Is New Attraction

December 6, 2016

Can building on our heritage and contemporary cultural assets play a role in reinventing our regional economy? On Dec. 3, 2016, the first community...

Neighbors Work To Revive An Appalachian Community

November 11, 2016

What role can a community center play in increasing residents’ well being and encouraging efforts to reimagine and revitalize the local economy? That’s the...


Appalachian Culture as Hub for Growth

July 8, 2016

Can artists, dancers, actors, musicians and creative thinkers of all varieties contribute to the economic rebuilding of our Appalachian communities?  WMMT’s Kelli Haywood looked...

EDA Dir. Jay Williams: Youngstown & EKY Same Story

September 27, 2016

“Big Ideas Fest” featured speaker says Youngstown, OH had to look at assets and diversify after steel industry gone, like mining decline in Appalachia....

Farmacy Increases Health, Local Foods Economy

September 14, 2016

WMMT visits the Letcher County Farmers’ Market in Whitesburg, KY where an innovative program called Farmacy is improving health and getting nationwide attention.  Formed through...

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