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
If we grow it, they will come.
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…
"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."