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West Virginia Small Farm Conference to help local farmers grow food and communities

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WHO: West Virginia University Extension Service Small Farm Center

WHAT: West Virginia University Extension Service Small Farm Conference

WHERE: Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb 13 through Saturday, Feb 16


There’s a growing desire among communities, restaurants and schools to use high quality, locally sourced ingredients. At the fifteenth annual West Virginia University Extension Service Small Farm Conference held in Charleston, the WVU Extension Service Small Farm Center is offering classes to teach farmers how to adapt their enterprises to meet the rising demand for local foods.

WV Forward is a statewide collaboration led by West Virginia University, the state Department of Commerce and Marshall University to help grow the economy by adding  jobs, investing in education and improving health and wellness to create the most prosperous West Virginia possible.


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CONTACT:  Hannah Booth, WVU Extension Service, 304.293.8701;
hannah.booth@mail.wvu.edu

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