In Coal Country, Farmers Get Creative To Bridge The Fresh Produce Gap

Via The Salt

Via The Salt

In coal country, thousands of miners have lost jobs. While there aren’t any easy solutions, in West Virginia, two farmers are doing what they can to keep wealth in their community and provide healthy food to more people…

“People have the ability to grow their own food. I want to help them learn to market their product and earn some money,” he says. “Like people who quilt or make necklaces, the same thing with growing food — people have just never seen it as a marketable skill.”

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