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WVU project aims to provide state with fresh, healthy food

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WHAT: After finding success with Grow Ohio Valley, students in Chambers College professor John Saldanha’s Supply Chain Technology class are expanding their work with food deserts in a new partnership with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture. 

WHO: WVU President E. Gordon Gee will open the event with remarks. Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt is also scheduled to attend.

WHEN: Friday, August 23, 2-5 p.m.

WHERE: Erickson Alumni Center, 1 Alumni Drive, Morgantown

Summer interns will present their collected data as a kickoff for the next part of the project. The event aims to bring stakeholders together to understand the work Saldanha’s class has done and how they aim to make it more effective.

RSVP: Members of the media who are interested in attending should RSVP to John Saldanha at or 304.293.5318



CONTACT: Brittany Murray
Senior Writer, Office of Strategic Communications
John Chambers College of Business and Economics

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