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Farmers, Ag Leaders Discuss Challenges For W.Va. Farming

There are several pressing issues facing the West Virginia farm community. One is finding alternative crops to make money.

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From Sheep To Shawl: Women Pass Down Tradition Of Shearing And Working With Wool

Spinning and weaving are traditions that have been handed down for generations — usually among women. But it doesn’t just begin with the wool. It starts with raising the sheep. If you’ve ever tried to shear a sheep, you know it takes some practice. As part of our Inside Appalachia Folkways project, reporter Heather Niday brings us the passing of that knowledge and about honoring a legacy.

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Save The Forest, Get Paid: This Appalachian Farming Initiative Shows People How

Ginseng, Goldenseal, Cohosh, Bloodroot, Ramps – all plants native to Appalachia and all appreciated around the world for their medicinal and culinary…

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