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Appalachian Coal Miners Who Lost Their Jobs Are Being Retrained as Beekeepers âEUR" for Free

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- 41 days ago -
As a means of lifting former coal miners out of poverty, this West Virginia nonprofit is retraining them to be beekeepers.


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Harry K (0)
Monday February 4, 2019, 3:44 am
Good news for our planet Earth.

Colleen L (3)
Monday February 4, 2019, 11:29 am
Glad to heat that they are being trained for healthier employment.
Thanks Glenn

Melania P (123)
Monday February 4, 2019, 1:34 pm
I did not see that one coming! Wonderful!

Animae C (507)
Monday February 4, 2019, 2:53 pm
Excellent!!! 🐝

Janet B (0)
Monday February 4, 2019, 7:15 pm

Elizabeth S (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2019, 6:14 am
Great initiative from the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective - a win/win for the ex-coal miners and the planet.
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