Deep in Appalachia, there’s a war brewing over an ancient crop valued at $600 a pound. Supply can’t keep up with demand and it’s causing fierce competition inside and outside the law. This mountain gold is ginseng, and there’s a frenzied race to harvest it during its short two-month season. Appalachian Outlaws profiles the growers, the diggers and the middlemen in this dangerous new world money grab.
Last Episode01x06 The Last Stand Aired: Feb. 13, 2014
It's the final days of ginseng season, and diggers are risking it all for one last score. Greg Shook rappels down a treacherous cliff face, while …
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