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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:28pm

The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition’s Food Access Working Group is pleased to announce a grant opportunity to support the creation or expansion of a mobile market to increase access to healthy, local food for West Virginia residents living in limited access areas in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Working Group has $4600 in funds available to support one project that combine innovation, collaboration and education with a mobile market to directly serve limited resource families.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

In November of 2013 the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition weighed in on the impacts that the Food & Drug Administration’s proposed “Produce Rule” would have on West Virginia farms. The Produce Rule is part of the “Food Safety Modernization Act,’ or FSMA; a sweeping set of new regulations aimed at improving the safety of America’s food supply with regard to foodborne illness. Many of the requirements of the proposed rule would place a major burdens on Appalachian farms, particularly those practicing sustainable and organic techniques.

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 8:03am

This week is National Farmers Market Week. Seeing all of the fresh produce at the local farmers market always inspires me to try to adapt my cuisine to seasonal cooking. Towards the end of the summer, the berries and lighter vegetables are waning, and some of the heavier fall foods are starting to make an appearance. Here are 10 ways to celebrate the August season with seasonal foods.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:11am

On Tuesday, July 22, about 125 West Virginians gathered in Clarksburg at the Our Children Our Future Northern Regional Policy Workshop to learn about state policy advocacy and get advice on how to advance their ideas to help end child poverty.

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 1:52pm

Save the date for the next Local Business Beat- the event where local business owners network with one another to strengthen the voice of local ownership across West Virginia.

See who's been to our past business beats and what we've been up to.

Register here for the next one on Monday, August 11 from 6-8pm at PeppeBroni's Pizza in Morgantown.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:40am

Morgan County sees about 20 pregnancies in young people between the ages of 10 and 19 every year. For each of the last two years, the Middle School has had a pregnant student.