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Garden Rx Program

This post was contributed by Meredith Ledlie Johnson, the Community Nutrition Coordinator for the Food Security Project in Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family Nutrition Program. Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Family Nutrition Program is proud to be a part of a new gardening …

A Focus on Food Access

This post has been contributed by Sarah Misyak, a graduate student in the department of Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise at Virginia Tech. My career at Virginia Tech has been long and varied.  I began with exercise and health promotion,…

Upcoming Regional Events and Resources: December

Webinars December 11: Connecting Beginning Farmers to Farmers Markets – A Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program webinar | To participate in this webinar,  please go to: http://connect.ag.vt.edu/access2farmersmarket/ at 3:00 pm EST December 12: Food Banks as Regional “Good Food”…

The AFP is looking for a graduate student to work in southwest Virginia.  The position comes with an assistantship at Virginia Tech, and will begin in January 2014.  Visit www.appalachianfoodshedproject.org/va.shtml for more information on how to apply.  Letters of Interest…