In the heart of Kentucky's coalfields, Pine Mountain Settlement School is reigniting a vision so old it is new again. Visit, support, and advocate for the beautiful people, children, cultures, and wildlands of the Kentucky Mountains.
The most beautiful place on earth is serving Eastern Kentucky with world-class Environmental Education programming, people- and place-driven Community Development, sustainable and traditional Agricultural stewardship, and strong Appalachian Cultures and Heritage. Serving the people of the Kentucky Mountains since 1913, our mission is to enrich lives and connect people through Appalachian place-based education for all ages.
Learn about starting or expanding your honey bee operation and also everything you need to know about selling honey and other value added products to the public.
Every spring, naturalists, photographers, and nature-lovers flock to Pine Mountain to immerse themselves in one of the region's most prolific wildflower habitats.
Come learn best practices for harvesting, washing, and packaging your produce for sale to the public.
Join us May 11-13 as we celebrate the unique and important ecosystem of Black Mountain.
Help us celebrate and grow Pine Mountain Settlement School at our second annual Spring Gala beginning at 6 pm on Saturday, May 12.
As part of an online Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation, the University of Kentucky College of Design, Department of Historic Preservation is proud to offer the country's first hybrid field school - HP 676 Field Methods in Heritage Conservation
Celebrate God's gift to humanity: Moms! Join us in the beautiful Laurel House for a farm-fresh supper. Moms are free; everyone else $10.
Come learn about market opportunities and advantages for organic produce along with organic options for dealing with weeds, pests and disease in your garden.
So you have grown it, now what? Join us to learn some marketing techniques that will help sell your produce at a fair price. Also discussed will be market options for fresh and value added produce.
Whether you are looking for an out-of-school experience like no other or want to see some of the rarest wildflowers in the world, Pine Mountain Settlement School is your destination. We offer outstanding overnight programs for schools, unique adult and family workshops, and an array of community farm workshops.
A hidden gem in your own backyard: Pine Mountain Settlement School is a beautiful 3 to 5 hour drive from Lexington, Louisville, Knoxville, Atlanta, and Cincinnati. Find an event to attend, bring your family or organization for a retreat, or encourage your local school to visit.