Breaking Beans

Breaking Beans Radio #13: EKY Farmer Conference

Aired: February 1, 2017

On the February Breaking Beans show, host Sister Kathy Curtis gives us a preview of the Eastern Kentucky Farmer Conference (February 23-24, 2017), featuring interviews from scheduled workshop hosts and speakers, including: farmers Maggie and Will Bowling of Old Homeplace Farm and Cathy Rehmeyer of Four Petal Farm, Grow Appalachia’s David Cooke and Mark Walden, and conference organizer Jann Knappage!


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The Breaking Beans Variety Radio Show airs on 88.7 WMMT (online too!) the first Wednesday of every month at 6pm featuring stories, interviews, recipes, and news from the food and farming worlds in the Appalachian region!

Hosted by Breaking Beans Fellow Sister Kathy Curtis.




Breaking Beans: The Appalachian Food Story Project is an initiative of Community Farm Alliance to tell the story of how local food and farming in Eastern Kentucky can contribute to a bright future in the mountains. Eastern Kentucky is at the point where it can foster a food system that is equitable and accessible to all, provides fresh nutritious food, and serves as an economic generator that builds community wealth. With a rich history of food and farming, stories of how Eastern Kentucky is already growing in that direction – and the challenges along the way – are important for informing people and policy alike.