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.
The True Value of Local Food
After the decline in the coal industry, Eastern Kentucky saw exponential growth in the local... [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]
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]
Grow Appalachia Summer Update
Hello reader! I’m Ali Hintz, the new Community Agriculture VISTA here at the Hindman Settlement... [Read More]
The Value of Generosity
When Executive Director Brent Hutchinson saw the impact and excitement of the Settlement’s Grow Appalachia... [Read More]
Dog Days of Summer
Lordy what a month! I swear it was just last week I posted my last... [Read More]
April Showers Bring May Flowers
But what do May flowers bring? Ants, if they’re peonies! There’s an old tale I... [Read More]
Taters, Toys, and Thursday Nights
As I walked out of our third meeting for the season Thursday night, I couldn’t... [Read More]
Spring Forward With Grow App!
Wow, spring came at us in full swing this year! Winter is supposed to be... [Read More]
Warm Soup on a Chili Day
Mornings have become cool and crisp, while the afternoons hug you like a warm blanket.... [Read More]