An online, interactive map offers a taste of Appalachia’s local cuisine.
Advocates for sustainably grown ginseng hope a new certification helps to curb over-harvesting and poaching of this valuable medicinal plant.
Veteran farmers and gardeners find that working the land can help with the transition from solider to civilian.
An online marketplace allows shoppers to reach 51 local West Virginia farms at the click of a button.
Advocates for Kentucky’s Red River are advancing a plan to protect the creeks that feed this iconic waterway.
To protect the golden-winged warbler and cerulean warbler, two conservation programs are working with private landowners.
Scientists engaged in the years-long battle against the devastating white-nose syndrome have found bright spots in the fight to protect the bats.
Students on an Alternative Spring Break tackle the problem of illegal trash fires and their associated health risks.
Groups across Appalachia are training rural healthcare providers and using telemedicine to link specialists to remote areas.
Entrepreneurs — and their supporters — believe that jumpstarting the mountain economy begins with investment in local business.
A project to help re-energize small towns is encouraging community-led projects, like the brand-new West Virginia Mine Wars Museum!
Financing programs are helping homeowners invest in upgrades that make residences more comfortable while lowering electric bills and reducing a home’s carbon footprint.
Wood thrushes — and their appetite for bright-red ginseng berries — are helping the plant spread its range further north.
An ecologist aims to help identify and preserve tracts of land that are most likely to help species survive in a changing climate.