No discord nor willful killin’ – Fair Day through the Years

By |September 16th, 2021|Pine Mountain Settlement School|

Today, with the increased interest in farming and foodways, there is a renewed interest in Fairs, and many communities throughout Appalachia are gathering to celebrate their home-grown produce, share their talents as basket weavers, potters, weavers of “kivers,” jelly-makers, chow-chow champions, furniture makers, whittlers and gee-haw whimmy diddle diddlers. The memory of the Pine Mountain

Bees a swarmin’

By |June 11th, 2021|Pine Mountain Settlement School, Uncategorized|

In 2016, after a decades-long hiatus, Grow Appalachia helped Pine Mountain Settlement School revive its historic apiary on the campus farm. Starting with two nucleus colonies (NUCS's) purchased in Western Kentucky, we set out to build our mountain beeyard. Our demonstration apiary grew slightly over the past five years; however, this year, the School's beeyard

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