The Avian Aqua Miser: An Automatic Chicken Waterer

A portrait of Mark Hamilton and Anna Hess, farmers in Scott County, Virginia, who have used the internet to create a thriving market for their invention, an innovative device to provide water to chickens without creating an unsanitary mess. Their story underlines the importance of good Internet access to rural economic development. [wpdm_file id=88]

Growing Appalachia: Moving Forward in the Mountains

On Saturday, April 24, people from throughout the region and the state came together at the Jenny Wiley convention center in Floyd County, Kentucky for a day of workshops on sustainable mountain agriculture, renewable energy and energy efficiency for the central Appalachian coalfields. The event was titled Growing Appalachia: Moving Forward in the Mountains, and […]