Links & Resources

Awesome Organizations
Appalachian Studies Association
Y’ALL (Young Appalachian Leaders & Learners)
UK Graduate Appalachian Research Community
Alliance for Appalachia
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
Coal River Mountain Watch
West Virginia Mine Wars Museum
Community Economies
Appalachian Voices
Central Appalachian Network
Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky
Appalachian Community Fund
Rural Action
Virginia Organizing Mountain True
Appalachian Land Study Working Group
The Highlander Center
Pine Mountain Settlement School
Hindman Settlement School
Red Bird Mission
Appalachian South Folklife Center
John C. Campbell Folk School
Augusta Heritage Center
LiKEN Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network
East Kentucky Food & Dance Trail
Center for Rural Strategies

Looking at Appalachia
Humans of Central Appalachia

Coal Tattoo
Renew Appalachia
Making Connections News
The Rural Blog
Inside Appalachia
Daily Yonder 
Appalachian History
100 Days in Appalachia 

Online Journals/Magazines
Still: The Journal
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
Forum: Qualitative Social Research
Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society
Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, & World Order
Journal of Rural Social Sciences
Rabble Lit
The Activist History Review
PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement 
Environmental Justice

Local Foods/Ag
Knox County Farmers’ Market
Eastern Kentucky Food Systems Collaborative 
Grow Appalachia
Community Farm Alliance
Appalachian Foodshed Project
West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition
Appalachian Sustainable Development
Accelerating Appalachia
Tennessee Farm Table

Appalachian Centers

Influential Works/Recommendations
Eller, Ronald D. 2008. Uneven Ground: Appalachia since 1945. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.
Recommended to anyone interested in the history of the region.

Lewis, Helen Matthews. 2009. “Rebuilding Communities: A Twelve-Step Recovery Program.” Pp. 67–88 in Participatory Development in Appalachia: Cultural Identity, Community, and Sustainability, edited by S. Keefe. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press.

Fisher, Stephen L. and Barbara Ellen Smith, eds. 2012. Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

excerpted through Southern Spaces: “The Place of Appalachia”

Berry, Chad, Philip J. Obermiller, and Shaunna L. Scott, eds. 2015. Studying Appalachian Studies: Making the Path by Walking. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.
excerpted through Southern Spaces“Reconsidering Appalachian Studies” 


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