Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Retrained As Beekeepers

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The declining coal industry has left nearly 100,000 former miners unemployed in West Virginia. But a new nonprofit called the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective hopes to bring a new, more eco-friendly industry to the region: beekeeping. The non-profit offers free beekeeping classes, bees and equipment to displaced coal miners, improving the local economy and protecting threatened bee populations To learn more, visit HERE. Visit Kindakind.com to learn more

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