5th Annual Appalachian Seed Swap

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | April 1, 2017

(800) 844-7453
marketing@tourpikecounty.com
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY
(800) 844-7453
marketing@tourpikecounty.com
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY

The Fifth Annual Appalachian Seed Swap is coming to Pikeville, Kentucky, Saturday, April 1, 2017. This event will be held at Pike Central High School, 100 Winners Circle Drive, Pikeville, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Along with the seed swap there will be classes, demonstrations, gardening tips, Appalachian cooking culture displays and much more! Follow the event on Facebook for all the updates on the event. Last year’s event saw over 700 gardeners, representing 13 states, sharing thousands of heirloom seeds and years of knowledge.

This event is brought to you by The Pike County Extension and the Pineville Farmers Market.

GPS Directions to the Appalachian Seed Swap

The Appalachian Seed Swap is not difficult to find at all, however, Google directions can sometimes lead people into downtown Pikeville. This event is located at the Pike Central High School, right off of 119 in the Pikeville area. If you are using a GPS unit, you may want to enter: 1901 US Highway 119 N, Pikeville, Kentucky.

A Message from Joyce Pinson

“We are very excited to announce our line-up of special guests this year. In addition to Bill Best who in addition to seeds and plants will be signing his latest book, Ben Cohen will be speaking on seed saving, Cathy Rehmeyer on Four Season Gardening, Joel McKinney on hyrdoponic production, and Leslie Workman on home canning. Kentucky State University will have their mobile unit and will have a limited number of paw-paw seeds. Kentucky Proud Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Pike County Soil Conservation District, and NRCS (Natural Resources and Conservation Services) are our special guests as well. Many vendors, local and from around the nation, will be on hand Lunch available on site. Pikeville Farmer’s Market will be featuring freshly ground cornmeal with a vintage mill on site as well as value added products. Cutting of the cushaw is promptly at 9 AM. Be there!”

Appalachian Seed Swap Gallery

Pikeville Farmer’s Market: A Pig Roast with the Hatfields & McCoys

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | September 21, 2016

(800) 844-7453
marketing@tourpikecounty.com
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY
(800) 844-7453
marketing@tourpikecounty.com
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY

Don’t let the title shock you, the Hatfields and McCoys are coming together at the Pikeville Farmer’s Market this Saturday, September 24, 2016 for their Pig Roast. This event will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and will feature no feudin’, just family fun. This very special event offers a wealth of fun activities, such as arts and crafts, an apple butter demo, vintage corn mill in operation, kids activities, face painting, tie dye station and guest vendors featuring local produce.

Live entertainment is also planned, with Jason Goble and Jessica Gillum set to perform.

Where to Find the Pikeville Farmer’s Market?

The Pikeville Farmer’s Market has a new location! You can find our farmer’s market at 130 Adams Lane, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501. This is beside the Pikeville High School, and across the road from the large Community Trust Bank building.

Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days 2016 Weekend Schedule

The Pikeville Farmer’s Market Pig Roast is just one of many incredible events planned for Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days weekend. Below is a short list of what you can expect to enjoy this weekend, September 23 through 25, 2016.

Friday – Sunday
Ruff Tuff Cuss Race Weekend. 2-mile running event, obstacle course, half-marathon and more! Click here for details.

Friday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Main Street Live! Mountain Music Exchange Open Mic Night at the Pikeville Main Street Expo Stage, 126 Main St., Pikeville, KY 41501.

Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Pikeville Farmers Market feat. arts & crafts, children’s activities, live music, and pig roast with feud descendants. Located at 130 Adams Ln., Pikeville, KY 41501.

Saturday 6:00 p.m.
Drag Racing & Firing of Guns. Located at the Pikeville Riverfill Arena, S. Riverfill Dr. Pikeville, KY 41501. Click here for event details.

Sunday 10 a.m.
Service at the McCoy Well Site. Feud descendants, County Government & Pike County Tourism unveils new feud tour signage. Located on 4087 Hwy. 319, Hardy, KY.

Music by Jason Goble & Jessica Gillum


Jason Goble performing “Copperhead Road”.


Jessica Gillum’s full set at the Kentucky State Fair, 2016

Pikeville Farmers Market Gallery