In tonight’s show we visit with JR Damron, grist mill owner from EK3 Farm in Virgie, KY. Then Sister Kathy talks with Tim Sanders, who raises heritage pork, beef, chicken and goat varieties at Indian Creek Settlement Farm in Letcher County. Lastly, this episode closes with Neil Hunt, heirloom vegetable and dry land fisherman from Oppossum Fork Mini-farm in Racoon, KY. These are not your typical corn, bean and tomato guys, so you won’t want to miss their stories.
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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.