Tag: Food Economy

Blog Share: Want public support for reform? Don’t say “food stamps,” “policy,” or “public health”

February 22, 2017   Tags:

Christine Grillo “We don’t say the word ‘environment,’” says Mark Winne…


Conference looks to grow next generation of farmers

Max Garland, Staff writer West Virginia won’t realize its full farming…


Food and Farm Coalition gets a USDA grant

October 1, 2016   Tags:

Sarah Plummer West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition in Fayetteville has…


Op-ed: Our Home Canning Tradition Could Conserve Food, Increase Sales

January 17, 2016   Tags:

By: Adam Taylor As winter continues, many West Virginia pantries are…


Op-ed: How Can We Divert Leftover Produce to Needy Tables?

October 30, 2015   Tags:

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Jean Simpson is executive director at Manna…


Rabbit & Poultry Products Workshop

October 20, 2015   Tags:

  Did you know that you can process both rabbits &…


Will You Be The Alderson Food Hub’s Newest AmeriCorps Volunteer?

September 8, 2015   Tags:

This is a great position with the Alderson Community Food Hub…


Report: Alleghany Meats Tour

September 3, 2015   Tags:

On August 28th, 2015, over a dozen individuals and organizations met…


Join Us At The Statewide Policy Summit in Charleston, Sept 14 & 15.

September 1, 2015   Tags:

Do you want to see more local food wins during the…


Guest Blog: Hunting and Gathering in the ‘Wood

August 26, 2015   Tags:

Note: This piece originally appeared in The Nicholas Chronicle. It is…


Our 2016 Policy Priorities!

July 9, 2015   Tags:

It may be the middle of summer, but the West Virginia…


2015 Food Hub Mini-Grants Awarded

Mount Hope, West Virginia — Are you ready to eat local…


Food and Farm Practitioners Receive Advocacy Training

June 19, 2015   Tags:

Over 50 local food system practitioners and advocates convened for the…


WV Food Hubs Gain Momentum At Heart & Hand Workshop

On April 22nd, 35 people from over 20 organizations involved in…


Public Invited to Attend Local Food Policy & Advocacy Training & Create Legislative Goals

Summersville, West Virginia, May 4th, 2015 – How can West Virginia…


Join The Eastern Panhandle Local Food Buyer-Grower Directory

Are you a local producer or purchaser (such as a restaurant )…


2014 Poultry Processing Exemption Details

March 30, 2015   Tags:

In 2014, the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition worked with…


Evaluation for 2015 Road Map for the Food Economy Webinar

The West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition would to thank you again for…


Public Invited to Participate at Third Annual Road Map for the Food Economy Conference: Putting Policy And Projects To Work in 2015

February 4, 2015   Tags:

Charleston, W.Va. (February 3, 2015) – Organizers announced today that Registration…


Beckley Local Food Expo highlights regional buyers and producers

November 19, 2014   Tags:

Note: This article was originally published March 18 2014. On March 13,…


SNAP Outreach Toolkit Presented at WVU Small Farm Conference

Note: This article was originally published March 4 2014. After two years…


Roadmap for the Food Economy: 2014 Progress Report

Note: This article was originally published Jan 29 2014. The West Virginia Food…


Local Food Expo gets “Thumbs Up;” Huntington Buyer Grower Directory released

Note: This article was originally published Nov 1, 2013. On Oct. 23,…


Citizens gather with decisionmakers for “Road Map for the Food Economy” Working Conference

Note: This article was originally published Feb 5, 2013. Farmers, health advocates,…


“Road Map for the Food Economy” charts course for growing West Virginia’s food and farm businesses

Note: This article was originally published Nov 1, 2012. There has never…


New West Virginia Study Reveals Opportunities for Processing and Distributing Local Food

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Note: This article was originally published Oct 2, 2012. In the past…


WVFFC-Sponsored Study Shows Economic Potential of Produce Farming

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Note: This article was originally published April 6, 2012. Though famous…