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.
Louisville’s Lawrence Weeks to serve as Chef-in-Residence at 2018 Appalachian Writers’ Workshop
Lawrence Weeks dedicated his heart to cooking as a child growing up in a southern creole/cajun household. After culinary school Weeks, seized the opportunity to... [Read More]
Welcome Levi and Jackie to The Farm!
Our Foodways team is expanding for the summer with the addition of two interns for... [Read More]
Grow Appalachia Summer Update
Hello reader! I’m Ali Hintz, the new Community Agriculture VISTA here at the Hindman Settlement... [Read More]
Gleaves to Lead Folk Arts Programs
The Settlement is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Gleaves to lead our folk... [Read More]
Get Ready to Make History!
We’re counting down the days to May 22nd and Kentucky Gives Day 2018! Hindman Settlement... [Read More]
A Home for Appalachian Literature
The first project I initiated upon my being named the James Still Writer-in-Residence was the... [Read More]
The Value of Generosity
When Executive Director Brent Hutchinson saw the impact and excitement of the Settlement’s Grow Appalachia... [Read More]
More Than Fixing Homes
SWAP means Sharing With Appalachian People. SWAP is a service and learning program of Mennonite... [Read More]
Kentucky Dare to be Square
In late March, an enthusiastic group of dancers, callers, and musicians gathered at Cowan Community... [Read More]
Wrapping Up Another School Year!
This is a very busy time for the dyslexia program! We have completed the screening... [Read More]
A Look Back: ‘Clicking’ and ‘Clacking’ with Verna Mae
I thought this week I would share another article from Verna Mae Slone’s “Now and... [Read More]
Sharing Cornbread Stories
Cornbread is a staple on many tables throughout the hills and hollers of central Appalachia,... [Read More]