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Sycamore Creek Farm

Make 2018 the year you add more veggies to your day. Sign up for your CSA share today! Check out our pinned post or head to our website at sycamorecreekfarmwv.com

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We need these biodegradable "plastic" bags everywhere.

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West Virginia Farmers Market Association

West Virginia Local Food & Farms Day is February 21st at the Capitol! Join us and the @wvfoodandfarmcoalition to show your support for local agriculture. We can...’t wait to speak to our legislators about the importance of local food in our economy and communities!🌽🥕🥖🍑🍅🍏🥒 #wvwednesday #wv #wvfma #wvffc #wvlegislature #farmersmarket #eatlocal

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It is time to sign up for our 2018 CSA. Our member agreement is also available on our website: http://www.sycamorecreekfarmwv.com/products

(Click the 2018 Member Agreement to access the link on the "Our Products" page)

If we grow it, they will come.

From shucky beans to kilt lettuce, the region’s cuisine reflects a dual reality of poverty and ingenuity.
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The amount of food we waste every year is absurd.

Special thanks to TED.

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Look inside the first waste-free grocery store in the US.

Find it here: http://insder.co/2l37wht

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Do you know that John Paul started one of the largest food programs of its kind in the US when he founded Grow Appalachia? With it, more than 4,300 families have grown their own food. Read more:

https://growappalachia.berea.edu/our-history/

Grow Appalachia was created in 2009 through funding from John Paul Dejoria, co-founder and owner of John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS) and Patron Tequila, to address the problem of food security in Appalachia. Tommy Callahan, a friend of John Paul’s and Senior Vice President of Training and Develop...
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Interesting.

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Happen Films

This story among many others will be included in our new documentary Living the Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future! Find out more at https://livingthechangefilm.com

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It's time to stop portraying farmers as dirty, lazy, and stupid. -- Mike Rowe.

Number of farmers under the age of 35 are growing for the first time in decades. Will WV use this as an opportunity to attract young people to our state? Agriculture is a part of the solution https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/e3c018ae-c64e-11e7-afe9-4f…

This generation of farmers is more likely to grow organically and be involved in the local food system, a survey finds.
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Jennings Brae Bank Farm

Had a fun day with Lisa from @thegardenpathwv as we learned more to help grow the Wetzel County Farmers Market. Thanks for hosting us @wvfma_ ! #farmersmarket

"To survive harsh winters and harsher topographies, Appalachians learned to adapt. Smith cites shucky beans as an example: 'They have these big pods, and they w...ere selected and grown because they have the most protein. People can dry them and then, in the middle of winter, cook them so they taste like smoked meat. I mean, that’s pretty ingenious.' The lazy-hillbilly stereotype doesn’t survive scrutiny of the foods that hillbillies invented."

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From shucky beans to kilt lettuce, the region’s cuisine reflects a dual reality of poverty and ingenuity.
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A little weekend humor, couldn't resist

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NOV17
Fri 7:00 PM ESTWetzel County 4H Camp Mollohan CenterNew Martinsville, WV
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