Friday, August 14, 2020

Quick hits: Podcast explores being Black in Appalachia; why some Tennessee tomatoes have worldwide fans

Here's a roundup of stories with rural resonance; if you do or see similar work that should be shared on The Rural Blog, email us at

New podcast explores what it's like to be Black in Appalachia. Read more here.

Three Appalachian women tell their stories in new book about what makes Appalachian people "tick." Read more here.

Why the tomatoes grown in a rural Tennessee county attract fans from all over the world. Read more here.

Vermont bucks the trend of rural covid-19 growth. Read more here.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will hold a webinar Tuesday, Aug. 18, to discuss its new pilot program for rural health-care providers. Read more here.

Study finds that rural children with autism can be productively treated via telehealth. Read more here.

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