Explore the wonders and spectacular fall foliage of Flag Pond, Unicoi County,Tennessee and the Appalachian Mountains.
Appalachian Ramp Festival The community of Flag Pond Tennessee holds the annual ramp fest every May. Sponsored by the, Ruritan Club brings hundreds of ramp folks from considerable distances to sample foods featuring the wild plant. So follow every curve of the Tennessee highway and quiet streams and ancient farms, and sturdy old churches to Flag Pond.|
|Flag Pond, 2008 Ramp Festival Gallery|
Enjoy the 23rd Ramp Festival Pictures
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|Ramp, ( Allium tricoccum ) a wild plant and is a perennial spring ephemeral also called the wild leek, are a member of the onion family (Alliaceae). Which was a common spring staple in Flag Pond and this Appalachian Region of Tennessee and is widely distributed in eastern North America. Most of the ramps are used in Tennessee, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Virginia.|
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