Land Betterment Corporation Celebrates Cureate for Telling the Story of Resilience and Creativity Within Appalachia During the Pandemic

Kim Bryden, Independent Director of Land Betterment; Founder and CEO of Cureate, took her podcast on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic to highlight the real stories of real communities
May 14, 2021 9:40 AM ET
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., May 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to support its independent director, Kim Bryden, and her company Cureate, in bringing the spotlight to small town America.  Cureate’s ‘The Tidbit Takes the Road’ series is all about showcasing the resiliency and the vibrancy of non-coastal, small towns and businesses over the past year. 

On this episode of The Tidbit Takes the Road, Kim sits down with the President of Nelson County, Kentucky’s Economic Development Agency, Kim Huston, and the Author of "The Rebirth of Bourbon: Building a Tourism Economy in Small-town, USA". In the podcast, we learn about the ‘economics of vice’, and Bardstown, Kentucky, which has  been named “the most beautiful small town in America" and Huston's strategy around the economic development growth and success for the ‘Bourbon Capital of the USA’.  Huston describes how Bardstown has embraced the ‘Napa-fication’ of bourbon and made it such a popular tourist destination.

To listen to this full episode of The Tidbit, visit here.

As Independent Director of Land Betterment, Bryden is helping advise the Company on is various initiatives to bring innovation and real solutions to the Appalachia and Midwest region.  In particular, Land Betterment’s Betterment Harvest division aims to repurpose and upcycle former mining and industrial sites to develop the entrepreneurial growth and needs of the regional Ag-Tech industry to create a more resilient and local supply chain for healthy and sustainable produce.

Cureate is a social enterprise, women-owned business building an empowered food and beverage supply to meet a changing consumer demand.  To learn more about Cureate, visit:

About Land Betterment Corporation

Land Betterment Corporation, an Indiana Benefit Corporation and Pending B-Corp, is an environmental solutions company focused on fostering a positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation.  The Company utilizes a complete solution-based lifecycle program to restore and rehabilitate the environment and revitalize communities in need of change and opportunity. Land Betterment accomplishes this by identifying un-reclaimed, run-down and neglected coal mining sites, fixing the environment through reclamation and remediation, and then repurposing the land to support a sustainable business that serves the community.  Land Betterment firmly believes that with real solutions it is possible for restoration of impacted areas to live side-by-side long term employment, while building sustainable and safe surroundings for communities and our planet.  For more information visit or connect with the Company on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause the Company’s actual results, performance, or achievements or industry results to differ materially from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.  These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Land Betterment Corporation’s control.  The words “believes”, “may”, “will”, “should”, “would”, “could”, “continue”, “seeks”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “expects”, “intends”, “estimates”, or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain such identifying words.  Any forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date of this release.  The Company does not undertake any obligation to update or supplement any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.  The Company cannot assure you that the projected results or events will be achieved.

Company Contact:

Mark LaVerghetta
317.537.0492 ext. 0
Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Finance

Source:  Land Betterment Corporation