Our local farms are vital to West Virginia’s food system, but despite the growing demand for locally sourced foods, our small farm community still faces plenty of challenges.
To continue supporting our state’s producers, the West Virginia University Extension Small Farm Center will host its annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference from Feb. 22-25. After being held virtually for two years, this year’s conference is once again being held at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center in Charleston, West Virginia.
Kids Market @ The Store teaches kids healthy habits by allowing them to “shop” for free produce at stores in their counties.
Grow This, a West Virginia University Extension project, has launched a new video series called “Canning 101.”
With the help of a $15K gift from Enel Green Power, youths who participated in our Raleigh Count Energy Express program were more than prepared to return to the classroom this fall.
Four WVU Extension programs will get a boost from $80K in grants awarded by the Extension Foundation to build upon valuable programs to carry out the land-grant mission.