Inside Appalachia

By West Virginia Public Broadcasting

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Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. The show is an audio tour of our rich history, food, music and culture.

Episode Date
Step Dancing At WVSU And Radioactive Brine, Inside Appalachia
Feb 26, 2024
Encore: The Love Of Competition, Inside Appalachia
Feb 19, 2024
The Fall Of AppHarvest, Inside Appalachia
Feb 12, 2024
The Gatlinburg Fire Of 2016, Inside Appalachia
Feb 05, 2024
Cougars Football and EJ Henderson Guitars, Inside Appalachia
Jan 29, 2024
Encore: The Rise of Black Lung, Inside Appalachia
Jan 22, 2024
Folkways Highlights Of 2023, Inside Appalachia
Jan 15, 2024
Celebrating Foxfire, Inside Appalachia
Jan 08, 2024
Looking Back at 2023, Inside Appalachia
Jan 01, 2024
Wassailing, Folk Art and Grandma's Potato Candy, Inside Appalachia
Dec 25, 2023
The Climbing Climate and Paddle Making, Inside Appalachia
Dec 18, 2023
Open Head Takes Photos, Model Trains And The Kentucky Moonshine Trail, Inside Appalachia
Dec 11, 2023
A 2022 Holiday Encore, Inside Appalachia
Dec 04, 2023
Inclusive Square Dancing, Zine Fest And Playing The Spoons, Inside Appalachia
Nov 27, 2023
The Rock Band Wednesday, Quilting and The Moonshine Messiah, Inside Appalachia
Nov 20, 2023
Mushroom Mania, Soul Food and Aunt Jeanie, Inside Appalachia
Nov 13, 2023
ENCORE: Wildflowers, Paddle Makers, Turkey Calls — And More Inside Appalachia
Nov 06, 2023
Spooky Tales And Sci-Fi, Inside Appalachia
Oct 30, 2023
Fish Fry Tradition, Ann Pancake And The Internet, Inside Appalachia
Oct 23, 2023
Rural LGBTQ Voices And An Appalachian Village Witch, Inside Appalachia
Oct 16, 2023
The Rise Of Advanced Black Lung, Inside Appalachia
Oct 09, 2023
Appalachian Tarot Cards And Ron Rash, Inside Appalachia
Oct 02, 2023
O Pioneer, Turtle Travels And Throwing Rocks, Inside Appalachia
Sep 25, 2023
Encore: What Is Appalachia? We Asked People From Around The Region. Here’s What They Said
Sep 18, 2023
Celebrating A Tradition Of Poets And Discussing The Resurgence Of Black Lung, Inside Appalachia
Sep 11, 2023
Family Recipes, Water Trouble and "Peerless City," Inside Appalachia
Sep 04, 2023
Flat Five Studio, Old Growth Forests And Trouble at WVU, Inside Appalachia
Aug 28, 2023
Encore: The Love Of Competition, Inside Appalachia
Aug 21, 2023
Pepperoni Rolls, Ice Cream and The World's Largest Teapot, Inside Appalachia
Aug 14, 2023
Fur Trapping In W.Va. And A Blue Ribbon Winner, Inside Appalachia
Aug 07, 2023
Remembering Floods And Recovering From Disaster, Inside Appalachia
Jul 31, 2023
Following Up With A Ukrainian Musician And Smoky Mountain Firefly Magic, Inside Appalachia
Jul 24, 2023
Encore: Millipedes And Taylor Swift, Inside Appalachia
Jul 17, 2023
Remembering Woody Williams And Volunteers Save Segregated Cemetery, Inside Appalachia
Jul 10, 2023
Old School Fly Fishing Rods And Minor League Baseball Lore, Inside Appalachia
Jul 03, 2023
Summer Reading Suggestions, Inside Appalachia
Jun 26, 2023
The Changing Media Landscape, Inside Appalachia
Jun 19, 2023
The Buzz About Bees and No Hate in My Hollar, Inside Appalachia
Jun 12, 2023
Drop of Sun Studios and Appalachian Syrup, Inside Appalachia
Jun 05, 2023
The Reign Of 'King Coal,' Inside Appalachia
May 29, 2023
The African Art of Face Jugs, Inside Appalachia
May 22, 2023
Encore: True Stories Behind Folk Heroes, Runaway Trains And Murder Ballads
May 15, 2023
A Class Project Discusses Being Inside Appalachia
May 08, 2023
Grief Rituals And The Alabama Astronaut, Inside Appalachia
May 01, 2023
Spotlighting Award Winning Stories, Inside Appalachia
Apr 24, 2023
Landslides, Climate Change And Gardening By The Signs, Inside Appalachia
Apr 17, 2023
Butcher Apprentices, Carpet Artists And Cuz's BBQ, Inside Appalachia
Apr 10, 2023
Taking On The Trail And Celebrating 50 Years Of Augusta Heritage, Inside Appalachia
Apr 03, 2023
Reverse Engineering Potato Candy And Talking With Ohio’s Poet Laureate, Inside Appalachia
Mar 27, 2023
Yugoslavian Fish Stew And Unsolved Mysteries, Inside Appalachia
Mar 20, 2023
The Love Of Competition, Inside Appalachia
Mar 13, 2023
Keeping Faith Through The Floods Of Kentucky
Mar 06, 2023
Beans, More Beans And Kentucky's Poet Laureate
Feb 22, 2023
A Model Train Club In W.Va. Faces A Crisis
Feb 16, 2023
Encore: Maternal Care Deserts And Seed Saving Inside Appalachia
Feb 10, 2023
A Teen Takes On Book Deserts In Appalachia
Feb 01, 2023
A KY Comedian Ducks A Flying Bottle And A Talk With The WV Poet Laureate
Jan 26, 2023
Morgan Wade Talks Performing At Home
Jan 19, 2023
Encore: Taylor Swift’s Appalachian Millipede, Agriculture Innovations And A Mysterious Disappearance
Jan 12, 2023
Encore: From The Land Of The Luchador To East Tennessee, Chatting With Appalachians Across The United States
Jan 05, 2023
Washboards Still Made in Appalachia and Talking Porch Beers with Elliott Stewart
Dec 28, 2022
Coal Country Keeps Holiday Traditions Alive And A Visit To Lost Creek Farm
Dec 20, 2022
Football, Poetry And The Hazards Of Radioactive Waste, Inside Appalachia
Dec 15, 2022
Encore: Moving Past Addiction And Old Friends Coming Together To Sing After Decades Apart
Dec 08, 2022
Inside Appalachia Looks Back At 2022: From Historic Floods To Dolly Parton
Dec 01, 2022
Talking Folklife, Hotdogs And The Asian-Appalachian Experience
Nov 23, 2022
Talking "Y'all Means All" And Visiting With A Gospel Guitar Player
Nov 17, 2022
Encore: True Stories Behind Folk Heroes, Runaway Trains And Murder Ballads
Nov 10, 2022
Exploring Snake Handling Church Music And Going Hands On With Traditional Tanning
Nov 03, 2022
Cabbagetown, The Mothman And Spiritualists On Inside Appalachia
Oct 26, 2022
A Funeral Singer Talks, And Barbara Kingsolver Writes, About Appalachia
Oct 20, 2022
Encore: Monsters And Mysteries Of The Mountain State
Oct 13, 2022
Sipping Berkeley Springs Water And Talking Climate Change With Silas House
Oct 07, 2022
Appalachian Armadillos, The Paw Paw Harvest And A Ride On The Cass Scenic Railroad
Sep 30, 2022
Floyd’s Friday Jamboree, Flooding And Fracking Fluid Inside Appalachia
Sep 23, 2022
Encore: Wildflowers, Paddle Makers, Turkey Calls -- And More Inside Appalachia
Sep 16, 2022
Encore: What Is Appalachia? We Asked People From Around The Region. Here's What They Said
Sep 09, 2022
Historic Flooding, Award-Winning Barbeque And Writing About The Opioid Epidemic
Sep 01, 2022
Reading With Dolly Parton, Repairing Old Carpets And Learning To Embroider
Aug 25, 2022
Winning, Running And Flooding Inside Appalachia
Aug 19, 2022
A Look Back 20 Years With The Show’s Founders
Aug 12, 2022
Banjos, Buzzing Bees And No Hate In My Holler
Aug 04, 2022
Hammered Dulcimers And Roadside Dinosaurs
Jul 28, 2022
Maternal Care Deserts And Seed Saving Inside Appalachia
Jul 21, 2022
Righting A Wrong, Greyhounds, And Talking To A Hero, Inside Appalachia
Jul 15, 2022
Revisiting Matriarchal Moonshiners and Legendary Lawbreakers
Jul 08, 2022
The Resurgence Of Coal And Coal Dust, And A Trip To The Dog Track
Jun 30, 2022
Taylor Swift’s Appalachian Millipede, Agriculture Innovations And A Mysterious Disappearance
Jun 23, 2022
From The Land Of The Luchador To East Tennessee: Chatting With Appalachians Across The United States
Jun 17, 2022
Children's Authors Discuss Creativity, Appalachia, Diversity
Jun 09, 2022
Storytelling Across Appalachia
Jun 02, 2022
Moving Past Addiction and Old Friends Coming Together to Sing After Decades Apart.
May 26, 2022
True Stories Behind Folk Heroes, Runaway Trains And Murder Ballads
May 19, 2022
A Floyd County Fiddler, Midwives And Home Births, And Student Stories From The Fayette Institute of Technology
May 12, 2022
Wildflowers, Paddle Makers, Turkey Calls-- And More Inside Appalachia
May 05, 2022
Bristol Sessions, Reclaiming The Banjo, Appalachian-Mexican Folk Art, And More
Apr 28, 2022
Returning Home, Ballad Singers And Storytellers Across Appalachia
Apr 20, 2022
Growing Up Queer And Indian In Appalachia, New Comedy Film Set In Beckley, And Visiting A Luthier Shop In Elkins
Apr 14, 2022
From Pittsburgh To Georgia To Shenandoah, We Asked ‘What Is Appalachia?’ Here’s What You Said
Apr 07, 2022
William Turner’s Book Wins Weatherford Award, And Foster Care In West Virginia Is Still Broken, As Lawmakers Fail To Pass New Legislation
Mar 31, 2022
‘To Live Here You Have to Fight’ - How Appalachian Women Today Are Building On Activist Traditions Of The Past
Mar 24, 2022
Teaching Uncomfortable History And Overlooked Stories Of Black Americans Inside Appalachia
Mar 17, 2022
Beans And Cornbread, Cryptid Board Games, And Bear Stories From The Smoky Mountains
Mar 10, 2022
Building Cultural Bridges From Ukraine To Appalachia, Mexilachian Music, And We Learn How A Black Recreation Area Is Seeing New Life
Mar 03, 2022
Making Swiss Cheese In Helvetia, W.Va. And 50 Years After The Buffalo Creek Flood, What's Changed?
Feb 24, 2022
Revealing Reconstruction History, Dancers Adapt To The Pandemic, and A Mountain Biking Club Empowering Women
Feb 17, 2022
Animals And Love, First Date Flops, And Losing Love
Feb 10, 2022
Appalachian Black Metal, Tudors Labor Struggles, And How W.Va. Is Making Skiing More Affordable
Feb 02, 2022
Punk Rockers, Urban Farmers And More - How Appalachians Are Finding Creative Solutions To Big Problems
Jan 27, 2022
Appalachia Is Facing An Unprecedented Teacher Shortage—What Some Coal Communities Are Doing To Entice More Teachers To Stay
Jan 20, 2022
A Winter Hike, Homemade Wine, And The Story Behind The Marmet Slaw Dog
Jan 12, 2022
Amid Coal’s Decline, What Comes Next for Appalachia
Jan 06, 2022
Cryptid Glass Art, Appalachian Zines, And A Racial Revamp For Rock Climbing Routes
Dec 29, 2021
Singing Goats, A Pickle In A Tree, And An Easter Egg Hunt At Christmas
Dec 22, 2021
Even In the Midst of Crisis, Inspiration and Creation Take Root in Appalachia
Dec 16, 2021
What Is Appalachia? We Asked People From Around The Region. Here's What They Said
Dec 09, 2021
Families, Fiddles And Politics At The Dinner Table
Dec 02, 2021
Plays, Films and TV Shows That Confront the Appalachian Region’s Complex Realities
Nov 24, 2021
‘To Live Here You Have To Fight’- How Appalachian Women Today Are Building On Activist Traditions Of The Past
Nov 18, 2021
Building Cultural Bridges Through 'Mexilachian Music,' A Black Recreation Area Sees New Life, And Writer Marie Manilla On Being 'Urban Appalachian'
Nov 12, 2021
What Ballads And Science Fiction Reveal About Appalachia
Nov 04, 2021
Gather Round Y'all For Bigfoot, Witches And Spooky Tales Inside Appalachia
Oct 29, 2021
A Forest Of Mythical Giants, An Heirloom Apple 'Detective,' And Why Some Of The World's Best Steel Drums Are Made In W.Va.
Oct 21, 2021
‘We Do This To Free Us’ — An Interview With The Creators Of The ‘Black In Appalachia’ Podcast On Inside Appalachia
Oct 14, 2021
Memoir Depicts Thriving Black Community In Harlan County, KY. And Investigation Explores Flaws In W.Va.'s Foster Care System
Oct 07, 2021
Looking Back And Pointing Ahead At The Future of Coal Mining in Appalachia
Sep 30, 2021
Skunks, Sweet Tea And Red Wine: Appalachian Storytellers On This Week's Inside Appalachia
Sep 23, 2021
Hip-Hop, Animals In Love And More Favorites Inside Appalachia
Sep 16, 2021
Affording And Finding Child Care In Appalachia Was A Challenge Before The Pandemic — Now It’s Worse
Sep 09, 2021
Appalachian Zines, A Racial Revamp for Rock Climbing Routes and W.Va. Musician John R. Miller Speaks
Sep 02, 2021
Crystal Wilkinson, Candy-Makers And A Cross-Cultural Music Collaboration
Aug 26, 2021
Here's What Could Help Young People In W.Va. Get Jobs, Education
Aug 20, 2021
Traveling Through Appalachian Rivers By Canoes And Coal Barges
Aug 12, 2021
Mystery Bird Deaths, Flood Recovery And A Hidden History Of Eugenics In Appalachia
Aug 05, 2021
What Ballads And Science Fiction Tell Us About Appalachia’s Past, Future And Present
Jul 29, 2021
A 91-Year-Old Diner, DIY Zines And Remembering A Legendary Hot Dog Maker
Jul 22, 2021
Writers, Playwrights And Filmmakers Who Confront The Complexities Of Appalachian Life
Jul 15, 2021
Forest Farming, Falcons And Frozen Fungus Ice Cream — Inside Appalachia
Jul 08, 2021
Wildflowers, Turkey Calls and Cuckoo Clocks — And More Inside Appalachia
Jul 01, 2021
Hip-Hop, Herbalism And Cryptid Glass Art In Appalachia
Jun 24, 2021
Roanoke's Lost Queer Scene, Rescuing Baby Animals And Sheep Shearing In Appalachia
Jun 17, 2021
Legendary Aviators Of Appalachia, And The Infamous Pot Plane Crash Of 1979
Jun 10, 2021
Country Roads, Indie Pro-Wrestling, And A Story From Wales That Traversed An Ocean
Jun 03, 2021
Children’s Authors Discuss The Lessons Their Books Can Teach Adults
May 27, 2021
A Tomato Mystery, Radioactive Waste, And Reunited Families
May 20, 2021
Anna Sale Discusses New Book 'Let's Talk About Hard Things,' And We Talk About Gun Violence, Mother's Day, And More
May 13, 2021
Inspiring Kids To Learn From Nature And Outdoor Enthusiasts Fighting Stereotypes, Inside Appalachia
May 06, 2021
What Could Fix Appalachia's Crumbling Water Systems?
Apr 29, 2021
Candy-Makers, Crystal Wilkinson And A Cross-Cultural Music Collaboration
Apr 22, 2021
Matriarchal Moonshiners, Legendary Lawbreakers And More, Inside Appalachia
Apr 15, 2021
Planting Seeds of Change, Inside Appalachia
Apr 08, 2021
One Year Of COVID In Appalachia: Fathers Talk Bonding With Babies, Teenagers Share How The Pandemic Has Upended Their Lives, And More
Apr 01, 2021
Children's Authors Discuss Creativity, Appalachia And Diversity
Mar 25, 2021
Sweet Tea, Red Wine, Skunks And Crankies: Storytelling Across Appalachia
Mar 18, 2021
DIY Zines, A Legendary 91-Year-Old Diner, And Pandemic-Fueled Homebuying In Appalachia
Mar 11, 2021
Appalachia Has 'Most Alarming' HIV Outbreak In Nation. The Proposed Solutions Are Controversial
Mar 04, 2021
Leaning On Community For Sobriety During The Pandemic
Feb 26, 2021
Punk Music, Banjos, Legendary Hot Dog Maker And More Inside Appalachia
Feb 19, 2021
First Date Failures, Animal Love And A Love Story From Long Ago; Also, What’s To Love About Exploring W.Va. On Skis
Feb 12, 2021
Pandemic Exposes Social Disparities Inside Appalachia
Feb 05, 2021
3 Stories About Fierce Appalachian Women
Jan 29, 2021
Winter, Wine, And A Walk Outside, Inside Appalachia
Jan 22, 2021
In The Midst of Change, Preservation And Endurance In Appalachia
Jan 15, 2021
Looking At Economic Development In Appalachia -- Without Rose-Colored Glasses
Jan 08, 2021
Revisiting Colt And Crystal’s Struggle To Stay: Struggles Lead to Strength in Appalachia
Jan 01, 2021
Food And Family Holiday Traditions, Inside Appalachia
Dec 23, 2020
The Power Of Family And The Resilience Of Youth
Dec 18, 2020
'Let's Get To Work' - Addressing Inequality And Racism In Appalachia
Dec 11, 2020
Veteran Tells His Story Of Leaving Appalachia, And Why He Came Home
Dec 04, 2020
Working Parents, Childcare Workers and Children Are Struggling, How They Are Finding A Way Forward
Nov 27, 2020
Planting Seeds Of Change Inside Appalachia -- Plus New Hosts!
Nov 20, 2020
Deep Connections To Family, Music And Land In Spite Of Pandemic
Nov 13, 2020
Flying High In Appalachia
Nov 06, 2020
People Are People, Not Political Categories: Appalachians Discuss The Issues That Matter Most
Oct 30, 2020
Fierce Women Of Appalachia In Story And Song
Oct 23, 2020
Looking At Black Lung And Racism In The Mountains
Oct 16, 2020
Reconnecting To Our Roots Through Pawpaws, And Revisiting Indigenous History Inside Appalachia
Oct 09, 2020
The Power Of Storytelling, Nature, And Elk Inside Appalachia
Oct 02, 2020
Artists Adjusting During COVID, Dinosaur Kingdom, And Remembering Elaine Purkey
Sep 25, 2020
‘Country Roads’ Take Me Inside Appalachia
Sep 16, 2020
7 Stories About Appalachians Who Find Solutions And Rekindle Traditions
Sep 10, 2020
When Strangers With Cameras Travel Inside Appalachia
Sep 04, 2020
Finding Economic Resilience In Appalachian And Western Coal Communities
Aug 28, 2020
How Appalachians Are Finding Strength, Peace, And Sobriety During A Pandemic (Hint: Community)
Aug 21, 2020
Forest Farming, Falcons and Frozen Fungus Ice Cream? We Got It All Inside Appalachia
Aug 14, 2020
Flying High In, From, And Around Appalachia
Aug 07, 2020
Dollywood, Hotrods And Moonshine Getaway Cars Inside Appalachia
Jul 31, 2020