Sowing Seeds for the Future and Reviving Small Towns through Small Farms
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Sowing Seeds for the Future and Reviving Small Towns through Small Farms

By Jennifer Colosimo Just into the southern border of West Virginia, amidst dilapidated coal mines and forgotten acreage, sits a small farm owned by the Tartt family. Here, T&T Organics employs the farming practices of their ancestors to pull the utmost yield from their land, growing various crops and teaching others how to do the … Continue reading

A Place at the Table for Everyone: CBF Field Personnel Scarlette Jasper Serves the People of Appalachia
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A Place at the Table for Everyone: CBF Field Personnel Scarlette Jasper Serves the People of Appalachia

By Marv Knox Scarlette Jasper came to Appalachia to take care of her family, and that move has blessed thousands of families across more than three decades. “My dad was a contract engineer in Monticello, Ky., and my mom got sick. So, I came from Texas to take care of my brother and sister while … Continue reading

Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia
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Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV, July 13 – Appalachian Gold, a new food brand featuring shelf-stable products made with ingredients grown on vacated coal-mining lands, will launch on July 17 after the airing of CNN’s new season of United Shades of America. This episode highlights Jason Tartt, farmer and owner of T&T Organics in McDowell County, West … Continue reading

Over the mountains and across the world
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Over the mountains and across the world

By Grayson Hester CBF field personnel need not travel around the world to feel a world away. Scarlette Jasper, commissioned by CBF in 2014, serves as a rural poverty advocate for the Together for Hope Rural Poverty Initiative in south-central/southeastern Kentucky and portions of East Tennessee. She’s been there for 35 years, so she knows … Continue reading

In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities
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In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities

By Chris Hughes  On Friday mornings, volunteers set up six-foot folding tables and chairs in the narthex of a church in the south end of Louisville. The church bears the familiar markings of a post-World War II Baptist church, from the plain stained-glass windows to the wood paneling on the walls and ceiling. But the … Continue reading