Author: Sarah Smith

Introduction to Appalachian Maple Syrup

Did you know that it takes 50 gallons of maple sap to produce 1 gallon of maple syrup and that there are nearby festivals that celebrates this delicious treat? Read more about Appalachia’s favorite sweetener, how it’s made, and where to get some fresh maple syrup fast!

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John Campbell Folk School: Get Your Hands Dirty and Learn to Grow Mushrooms!

Are you curious about the benefits of medicinal mushrooms? Have you considered mushroom farming or growing edible mushrooms as a hobby? You can learn how to grow mushrooms with ease from a weekend class in the Appalachian Mountains! John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina is offering a detailed mushroom growing experience by a skilled instructor that will have you growing mushrooms of your own in no time!

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Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival

Have you heard that Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is having ten days of art and music—for free? It might sound too good to be true, but it’s the real deal! It’s the 59th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. This spectacular event presents a diverse and dynamic blend of music, art, and fun.

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