Category Archives: Creative Economy

Grayson County Community Day

Earth Mama, Joyce Rouse, talks with Wytheville radio personality, Danny Gordon, about Friday’s Grayson County Community Day in this podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia, which aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM. Hear what’s in store, then head … Continue reading

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Tazewell County Community Day

If you missed this week’s The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive radio show, you can hear it through this video podcast, which features tomorrow’s Tazewell County Community Day at Heartwood. Back to myswva.org

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Farm to Fork Gala

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Nicole Vachon Hanlon talks about the upcoming Farm to Fork — Celebrating the Taste of Local gala in today’s podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive, aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM Emory. The fundraiser will … Continue reading

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Well Played, Mumford and Sons, Well Played!

I’m not usually one to go about casting superlatives like “phenomenal” at concerts, but this week’s Mumford and Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Tour Stopover in Downtown Bristol was nothing short of. And I’m not just talking about the 90 … Continue reading

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St. Paul Community Day

You’d be hard pressed not to be impressed by the Town of St. Paul. This Southwest Virginia town, which marked its 100th birthday last year with the publication of St. Paul, Virginia, A Centennial Journey, has been listed on both … Continue reading

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‘Round the Mountain Goes Straight to DC

by Debby Loggans Gallery Street was the wrong stop on the green line of the D.C. metro. Sounded right, considering that I was heading for a reception at Senator Mark Warner’s office where work from artisans and artists throughout Virginia … Continue reading

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A Taste of Abingdon at the Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market Season is in full swing in towns across Southwest Virginia, but one of my favorites is the Abingdon Farmers Market. This also happens to be the favorite of several of my co-workers… Every other day, the ladies I … Continue reading

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