Tag: Policy

West Virginia marks Local Food, Farms Day

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition, West Virginia…


Farmers take issues to lawmakers

Max Garland, Staff writer Small farmers and farming organizations are meeting…


Local Food and Farms Day set

The West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition, the West Virginia Farmers…


2017 Policy Platform

  Rabbit to Restaurants: Reducing Economic Barriers for Rabbit Producers in…


3rd Annual 2017 West Virginia Local Food and Farms Day @ The Capitol

January 30, 2017   Tags:

Join members of the food and farm community at the West Virginia State…


Food & Farm Day of Action

January 27, 2016   Tags:

On Tuesday February 23rd, we’re asking you to gather with us…


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…


News Article: West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition presents legislative agenda

By Pamela Pritt For The Fayette Tribune CHARLESTON — The W.Va….


Op-ed: A Few Changes Would Enable WV to Buy from its Own Growers

November 23, 2015   Tags:

Sunday, November 15, 2015 Joey Aloi is former Appalachian transition fellow…


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 &…


WVU College of Law Class Focuses on West Virginia Local Food Policy Issues

October 6, 2015   Tags:

This fall, students at the WVU College of Law are putting…


Research: How do severed mineral estates affect West Virginia’s farmers?

October 1, 2015   Tags:

We worked with Vermont Law School graduate Sarah Danly, to explore…


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…


Food and Farm Practitioners Receive Advocacy Training

June 19, 2015   Tags:

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


Harvard Food Policy & Law Clinic will Attend June 16 Policy & Advocacy Training in Summersville

May 20, 2015   Tags:

We have exciting news for West Virginia food policy enthusiasts! The Harvard…


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

May 4, 2015   Tags:

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


2014 Poultry Processing Exemption Details

March 30, 2015   Tags:

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


WVHUB: The Story Behind WV Food & Farm Victories

The West Virginia Community Development Hub, the parent organization of the…


2015 Road Map Conference Webinar Roundup

February 19, 2015   Tags:

The West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition is pleased to report…


Op-Ed: The Need for a Multi-Stakeholder Cooperative Business Statute

February 9, 2015   Tags:

Kevin Johnson is the President of the Board of Directors for…


WVFFC Releases 2015 Legislative Issues Packet

2015 Legislative Agenda As West Virginia’s 2015 Legislative Session begins, the West…


WVFFC response to FSMA developments

December 17, 2014   Tags:

In November of 2013 the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition…


WVFFC response to FSMA developments

November 19, 2014   Tags:

Note: This article was originally published Oct 6 2014. In November of…


WVFFC Holds Policy Proposal & Advocacy Workshop

Note: This article was originally published May 22 2014. On Thursday, May…


Protect Small Farmers – Tell FDA what you think about the FSMA Produce Rule

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Note: This article was originally published Nov 13 2013. The Food Safety…


Policy Bulletin: WVDA Initiates Rule Change to Increase On-Farm Poultry Processing Limits, Enable On-Farm Rabbit Processing

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Note: This article was originally published Sept 19, 2013. Small poultry and…


Wrapping Up the Legislative Session – Policy Report from the Food & Farm Coalition

Note: This article was originally published April 24, 2013. WVFFC staff spent…


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,…


Commissioner of Ag Candidates Share Their Positions on Local Food Issues: A WVFFC Exclusive

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Note: This article was originally published March 13, 2012. As most…