Mountain Talk – Farmers Markets and Growing a Local Food Economy

Hosted by Sylvia Ryerson – With the growing season underway,now is the time to enjoy the fresh local produce of our mountains. On this week’s Mountain Talk we talked about where we can get it – at the farmers’ markets throughout our region.  We heard from guests Todd Howard, Carrie Troud, Martin Richards and Carmen Cantrell about some of […]

Home-scale Renewable Energy: Darrell & Pam Collier on Wind & Solar Power

With the weather growing colder as we head into winter, there’s a lot of talk about how people can keep their homes warm and well lit, without ending up with a huge energy bill each month. The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, or SAMS, a community group in Appalachia, VA, is working hard to provide some […]

Conversations on the Porch: the Central Appalachia Regional Network Summit

On August 11-13, 2010, a diverse group of leaders from the Appalachian counties of Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, will come together in Charleston, WV for the first ever summit meeting of the Central Appalachia Regional Network or CARN. This feature talks about the ways in which the summit will bring together […]