GUEST VIDEO: Wardensville Garden Market Market Growing the Next Generation of Appalachian Youth Entrepreneurs - West Virginia Strong

GUEST VIDEO: Wardensville Garden Market Market Growing the Next Generation of Appalachian Youth Entrepreneurs

There’s a lot of talk about West Virginia’s post-coal economy. In a small Hardy County town, the Wardensville Farm Market is a thriving example of one successful social enterprise. The market—which created 70 new jobs in its first year in 2016, 40 staffed by local high school students— helps trains youth as part of the local food and farm movement. As one student worker puts it: “We deserve to be able to change the world just as much as anyone else.”

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