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Press on the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition

"Fron West Virginia to Ohio, Food Fuels the Local Economy."  By Doug O'Brien.  The USDA Blog, June 17, 2013.

"Feds say W.Va.'s growing local-food movement may become a model for the rest of Appalachia."  By the Associated Press.  The Washington Post, May 22, 2013.  West Virginia Public Broadcasting and The Inter-Mountain also covered the story.

"Mountain State checks its 'road map for the food economy." By Ann Ali. The Daily Journal, January 30, 2013.  Connect Bridgeport, WBOY, and WDTV also covered the story.

"Federal grants may help grow W.Va. food businesses."  Beckley Register-Herald, November 22, 2012.  Doddridge News, The Charleston Gazette, and The Fayette Tribune also covered the story.

"Demand for local food opens new opportunities." Beckley Register-Herald, November 4, 2012.  West Virginia Public Broadcasting, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, and The National ATTRA program also covered the story.

"Farmers markets picked for networking program." By Megan Workman. The Charleston Gazette, July 17, 2012.

"WV Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Meets in Morgantown." By Stacy Moniot. WBOY News, May 16, 2012.

"Farmers markets increasing in state." By Megan Workman. The Charleston Gazette, May 5, 2012.

"Study: WV's farming potential could make state self-sufficient." By Mike Ruben. The State Journal, April 13, 2012. WVU Research, The Wetzel Chronicle, and The Martinsburg Journal also covered the study.

"W.Va. Beef Farmers Looking at Serving In-State Market."  By Cynthia McCloud. The State Journal, Nov. 11, 2011.

"W.Va. farmers discuss process of getting their food to local tables." By Richard F. Belisle. Herald-Mail, May 13, 2011.

"Local foods groups aim to bridge gap between farmers, consumers." By Erica Peterson. West Virginia Public Broadcasting, May 2, 2011.

"Focus on (local) foods for health and profit." By Shannon Sollinger. Leesburg Patch, March 18, 2011.

Press Coverage for Regional Roundtables on Food and Farms
- Wheeling: WVU Small Farm Center
- Hico: The Beckley Register-Herald
- Parkersburg: The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
- Berkeley Springs: The Journal, Sustainable Shepherdstown
- Philippi: Doddridge News
- Charleston: The Charleston Gazette

"Group discusses local food efforts."  By Brett Dunlap. Parkersburg News and Sentinel, April 14, 2011.

"WV Food Charter Regional Roundtables." By the West Virginia Small Farm Center Team, April 12, 2011.

"Group Seeks To Improve Local Food Access."  By Julia Sendor.  Beckley Register-Herald, October 29, 2010.