Appalachian Outlaws | 2014
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 is causing fierce competition inside and outside the law. This mountain gold is ginseng, and there is a frenzied race to harvest it during its short two-month season. The growers, the diggers and the middlemen are profiled in this dangerous new-world money grab.