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Appalachia Proud: New Farm To Market Program In Eastern Kentucky

The old days when good, $15 an hour jobs mining coal were readily available in Southeastern Kentucky are long gone. Nowadays the big employers are Wal Mart, Cracker Barrel, and CSX (formerly L&N Railroad.) You’ll work your fingers to the … Continue reading

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Kentucky State Championship: Barbecue Competition Set For London Kentucky

There’s not a lot of high quality barbecue in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The rugged cooks in those parts mainly concentrate on putting out big plates of what I like to call mountain soul. A typical feast would feature … Continue reading

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2013 World Chicken Festival In London, Kentucky

London, Kentucky is situated in the foothills of the Appalachians alongside I-75 in the eastern portion of the state. It’s flat-gorgeous. The city fathers have invested boat-loads of money in the downtown,  putting up hundreds of flower boxes and creating … Continue reading

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