Mountain Talk: Growing Appalachia

In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain Talk, we discuss small-scale farming and local foods, energy efficiency, and renewables in the mountains with special guests Fern Nafziger, Cody Montgomery, Paul Wiediger and Will Bowling. All of our guests are deeply involved in this work in eastern Kentucky, and are all presenters at this weekend’s fourth annual  Growing Appalachia day […]

Mountain Talk – Growing Appalachia

In this edition of Mountain Talk host Sylvia Ryerson talks with special guests Todd Howard, Fern Nafziger and Nathan Hall about the upcoming Growing Appalachia day of free workshops, which will take place this Saturday, April 14 at the Jenny Wiley State Park near Prestonsburg, KY.  The workshops will cover a broad range of ways to save and earn […]

Mountain Talk – Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency for KY

Hosts Sylvia Ryerson and Mimi Pickering discuss clean energy opportunuties for eastern Kentucky with guests Nathan Hall of Floyd County, who built his own mobile biodiesal conversion system, and Matt Partymiller, co-founder and operating partner of Solar Energy Solutions in Lexington.  In  this show we hear from Nathan and Matt on how growing our clean […]

Keep Warm & Cut Your Costs: How$martKY

Because of historically cheap energy rates and lots of poorly insulated housing, Kentuckians’ average home electricity use is one of the highest in the nation – 24 percent more than the national average.  This WMMT report follows energy specialists on a home energy audit through How$martKY, a pilot program that lets homeowners and businesses make […]