Leisa Moten has a stable job as a church administrative assistant in West Virginia, but like some others in her town of Pipestem, which has a population of 846, she is living below the poverty line, earning $15,800 a year.
Making ends meet is sometimes a challenge, she said, and well-paying jobs can be hard to come by. So Moten, 58, was interested when she learned that a nonprofit in her community, Appalachian Beekeeping Collective, . . .