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Black Sheep Deli of Amherst gets a Kentucky Counterpart

No one expects the “Hands Across the Hills” exchange to lead Leverett, Mass. voters or their Letcher County, Ky. counterparts to suddenly change their divergent political behavior. But the effort to bridge the divide between Western Mass. and Eastern Kentucky has already resulted in one surprising development: the startup of Black Sheep Bakery, Appalachian style...

https://www.recorder.com/Black-Sheep-opens-in-Kentucky-16904754

 

Kentucky Coal Camp Community Launches Brick Oven Bakery

Hemphill, Kentucky – On Friday night leaders and partners of the Hemphill Community Center in eastern Kentucky invite you to the launch of the Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery, a community-owned business that will offer work, ownership, and training opportunities to local residents, as well as fresh- baked bread. The free event will begin at 6 p.m. with bluegrass music, shape note singing, home- cooked food, and stories from the Hemphill community and beyond. PBS News Hour will be on site covering the event...

https://www.appalshop.org/news/kentucky-coal-camp-community-launches-brick-oven-bakery/

 

Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery

Sometimes rebuilding an economy, and lives, means adding one or two jobs at a time. A new bakery established by folks at the Hemphill Community Center in hard pressed coal country aims to provide Letcher County, KY residents with healthy, locally sourced breads and baked goods while supporting Drug Court participants in their journeys to recovery. Rachel Garringer reports for WMMT...

https://www.makingconnectionsnews.org/2018/02/black-sheep-brick-oven-bakery/

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