News & Updates
Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.
Summary of Dumplin’s and Dancin’ 2019
I sit here at my desk, staring at Uncle Sol’s cabin wall, thinking of the... [Read More]
Last week, during the keynote address at Keeneland, two tremendous Kentuckians talked about... [Read More]
Introducing Our New Community Lunches & Dinners
September 2019 has met us here at Hindman Settlement School with many happenings and events,... [Read More]
The True Value of Local Food
After the decline in the coal industry, Eastern Kentucky saw exponential growth in the local... [Read More]
Shortly after starting at Hindman Settlement School, I was put to task with sourcing a... [Read More]
Building Community at the Farmers Market
The Knott County Farmers Market is opening early this year! At the request of the... [Read More]
What’s Cooking at Agrilachia
Here’s what’s been cooking at Agrilachia this past month! Bread Making Class Corey Terry, our... [Read More]
Bring On Spring!
On my family farm, the frogs came early this year. Spring peepers and even bullfrogs started bellowing 2 weeks ago, a reassuring sound that spring-time... [Read More]
A Holiday Feast
After a summer of gardening and an autumn of preserving, the Hindman Settlement School’s Grow... [Read More]
Canning with Kids
On October 16th, the 6th and 7th grade classes from Leatherwood Elementary in Perry County, piloted... [Read More]
Growing Goodness for Families
Our Grow Appalachia participants grew over 20,000 lbs. of organic produce this year to feed... [Read More]
Another Successful Market Year!
The Knott County Farmers Market wrapped up this month after its most successful season yet.... [Read More]