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Featured On NPR

Featured On NPR

We're delighted that NPR has featured us and our beekeepers in one of their latest articles titled, "Out-Of-Work Appalachian Coal Miners Train As Beekeepers To Earn Extra Cash".

James Scyphers, a West Virginia resident, ex-coal miner, and beekeeper, describes how coal mining, and the subsequent decline of the industry affected him and his surrounding area. He says of the new training opportunities provided by the Collective, "I wish this group had been here 30 years ago... Our region needs it."

You can read more about how the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective offers beekeeping training to displaced coal miners and low-income residents of mining communities throughout the state in the full article below:

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