Podcast 18: Spider Election, Gregory Pettit, Mayor Pam Miller: HWC-2016-01-26

The Spider Election in 1972, and its importance (and good gossip.) The key role the book's author, former mayor and legislator H. Foster Pettit, played in the well-being Lexington-Fayette County experience today. Food and elections. Lexington Farmers Market origins. Accelerating Appalachia seeking applicants. With guests Gregory Pettit, who finished his father's book; Pam Miller, former mayor and first woman elected to political office in Lexington; and Accelerating Appalachia founder Sara Day Evans.

 Clockwise from top right: hand-written recipes from Gregory Pettit's collection of family cookbooks, now donated to Holly Hill Inn; WLXL manager Hap Houlihan building more stations capacity; Ouita Michel (left) and Gregory Pettit before the show.   

Clockwise from top right: hand-written recipes from Gregory Pettit's collection of family cookbooks, now donated to Holly Hill Inn; WLXL manager Hap Houlihan building more stations capacity; Ouita Michel (left) and Gregory Pettit before the show.

 

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