In our spring issue, we examine how Appalachian hemp farmers are dealing with challenges facing the industry. We look into efforts to stem the tide of rising electricity costs, and analyze the impacts of bankruptcy in the coal industry’s twilight years. We also explore a campaign to ensure that coal communities across the country achieve a just economic transition.
Get hooked on the lure of trout fishing in Appalachia, and check out our tips on starting a garden — including invasive species to watch out for. Plus, read the latest on fracked-gas pipeline resistance, and how the 2020 Census could affect Appalachian states.
Online Update: Energy Burden in a Pandemic
Continuously changing laws and regulations, a saturated CBD market and high operating costs are stressing the region’s industrial hemp farmers.
As the energy landscape changes, people in Appalachia and across the country are advocating for affordable, clean power and a just transition for coal communities.
Hiking the Highlands
Pristine Waters At Bottom Creek Gorge
Bobcats, the Masters of Camouflage
This Green House
Getting Started Gardening