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An Appalachian Fellows Valentine

March 22, 2017

Hope Hart is part of the new cohort of Appalachian Transition Fellows, a group of emerging leaders working with organizations and agencies in Appalachia...

Finding Futures in Forest Farming

March 14, 2017

Appalachian Sustainable Development and Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmers’ Coalition members talk about the income generating potential of forest farming in the region on WMMT’s...

Hazard, KY: Boom or Bust?

February 17, 2017

What is it going to take to revitalize our once thriving coal towns? In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain News & World Report we...

Talking Diversity for Coalfields Economy

February 2, 2017

What does it take to successfully build the economy of a small community once dependent on coal? Economic diversity. But why are some residents...

Writer Ronni Lundy Explores Appalachian “Victuals”

January 13, 2017

If you are a fan of cooking, music, and/or culture, listen in as noted writer Ronni Lundy reads and discusses her latest, “Victuals,” a...

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...

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