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WVU Extension hosts Small Farm Conference in Charleston to support state’s agricultural producers

Guest interacts with WVU Extension employees at the registration table at the WVU Extension Small Farm Conference.

Despite a growing demand for locally sourced foods, West Virginia’s small farm community still faces plenty of ongoing and new 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 on Feb. 21-24, at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center in Charleston, West Virginia.

"Grow This" free seed program opens for 2024

Seed packets for Grow This 2024 — carrots, kale and peppers.

It’s time to sign up for free seeds from the Grow This: West Virginia Garden Challenge. But the popular program is giving out more than seeds this year — it will also hand out prize money to improve West Virginia communities.