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Chelsea Graves, Dining Services Student Farm Manager, Interdisciplinary Studies Major, at Virginia Tech Kentland Farms


Jerry Moles

Jerry Moles has a rich history of organizing people and communities across the world and locally in southwest Virginia. Most recently, Jerry serves as a facilitator for Grayson LandCare in Grayson County. He assists people to select goals, and in the process, helps discover what must be done to pursue those specific goals. Jerry stresses […]

Cheryl Brown


Dr. Cheryl Brown is an Agricultural Economist at West Virginia University. Cheryl believes that local food opportunities can create a parallel economy where people have more control over their livelihood and local businesses. She pays special attention to the community building aspect of farmers markets. She stresses the importance of collaborating and communicating between […]