Small WNC fish hatchery might change the world
(Asheville Citizen-Times) Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Show him how to raise fish, and he could feed the world.Sally Eason, the second generation of her family to own Sunburst Trout Farm, is hoping to someday teach the world to think outside of the field when it come to sustainable farming. By the end of this year, Sunburst will open a second 12,000-square-foot facility, 12 miles away from that river, in Waynesville Industrial Park. Sunburst intends to use the space for advancement in fish-processing technology and as a center for agritourism and aquaculture education.And Eason thinks that the work Sunburst will do in that building, which she’s referring to as the Sunburst aquaculture expansion facility, has the potential to change the world.
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