Breaking Beans Radio Show #23: Southdown, Victuals and Dancin’

Aired: December 6, 2017

This month, Sister Kathy visits Seth and Sheryl Long at Southdown Farm in Letcher County and learns about Kentucky maple syrup. And she talks with Appalachian Transition Fellow, Abby Huggins, about her work on the Appalachian Food and Dance Trail for Hindman Settlement School. Sister Kathy wraps up this show with Ronni Lundy, author of Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes, the James Beard award winner for Book of the Year, about her work with the Appalachian Food Summit.


Southdown Farms, Sheryl Long

Abby Huggins, Hindman Settlement School

Ronni Lundy, author of Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes (photo credits, below)

Photo Credits: Headshot of Ronni Lundy, Pableaux Johnson, Citizen Times article Source: http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2017/04/26/ronni-lundy-wins-2-james-beard-awards/100924058/


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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.