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Did You Say "Ramps"?

Seems like foraging is the latest rage, but let’s be honest, people have been scouting the ground for food as long as we’ve been on earth. 321 more words

Food Glorious Food


Rolling into the plush green arms of Appalachia

to rest at the table of southern comfort

nursed with the humidity of the dewy south.

Warm and sleepy… 137 more words

Review: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

So maybe you’re hanging in on a Friday night (like me), wondering what to read next (like me). Or maybe it’s Saturday and you’d like a book to help you procrastinate, because really, who wants to clean the bathroom right now? 226 more words


Tips on Hiking in the Rain

Today is a rainy day in Fort Collins. I’m super cozy in my apartment today but that doesn’t mean I haven’t had my fair share of rainy hikes. 39 more words


Provisions of W.Va. Storage Tank Law Undermine its Stated Intent

Aboveground Storage Tank Act gives gas and oil industry protection from oversight

By Michael M. Barrick

– On January 9, 2014, at about 10 a.m., fire departments in Kanawha County, the home to West Virginia’s state capital, were dispatched to two locations because reports of a “chemical odor” were being called in by citizens. 2,400 more words


Preserving Sacred Appalachia Conference to Address Vital Health and Ecological Topics

Identifying hazards and offering solutions for public health and safety is objective

By Michael M. Barrick

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Earth Day week conference, “Preserving Sacred Appalachia: Gathering, Acting, and Speaking in Unity” will be held this Monday and Tuesday, April 20th and 21st at the St. 693 more words