Deep Down’s People Power Series: Mountain Roots

Jen Gilomen, Sally Rubin
(USA, 2010, 6 min)

Carol Judy, who lives deep in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee, has a very special connection to the mountains. Carol digs ginseng, goldenseal, and other medicinal roots from special spots in the mountains that she knows and loves. Now, due to mountaintop removal coal mining, her ancestral mountains are threatened.

About the People Power series: From the makers of DEEP DOWN, People Power is a short documentary portrait series highlighting just a few Americans who are making a difference for the air, water, and mountains that we all share.

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