FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — Frostburg State University is putting online a series of student films documenting traditional Appalachian food production.

The first film in the Sustainable Foodways Series was posted earlier this month on the Appalachian Independent, http://www.appindie.org , a website co-founded by Assistant Professor of Sociology Kara Rogers Thomas.

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The film, produced by student Mitch Houck, documents the organic farming practices of Back Bone Farms near Oakland.

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Thomas says the project aims to strengthen public appreciation and awareness of sustainable food traditions in western Maryland.

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