Black Farmers Are Rebuilding Agriculture in Coal Country

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Takeaways:

  • In West Virginia, home to coal mining, farmers are see opportunities to expand their sector into agriculture.
  • Jason Tartt, a native farmer is helping to educate the local residents about how to grow produce. He has started growing fruit orchards and making honey on hillsides.
  • Programs developed by farmers like Jason are helping farmers utilize small spaces that have not been traditionally been intended for agricultural land.

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