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by Noelle Spence

Hosted by Cascadia Grains, GRAINS WEEK was ‘an interactive online educational event featuring research, information, community sustainability and heath of regional value-added small ... Read More

Chatham Launches Commonwealth Grains Community

by Cassandra Malis, Program Manager at CRAFT

Chatham University and its Center for Regional Agriculture, Food and Transformation (CRAFT) is launching the Commonwealth Grains Community (CGC) ... Read More

Pandemic School Food Impacts Student Health

by Rhyann Green

One of the primary challenges schools across the country faced when transitioning to remote learning was how to feed students. Now, as students ... Read More

US Schools Grapple with School Meal Programs

by Rhyann Green

On July 9, the CDC published updated recommendations and guidance for the upcoming school year, emphasizing the importance of making a return to ... Read More

Introducing The Hopewell Quarterly’s Third Issue

By Michelle Ajamian

On this eve of the Summer Solstice, Juneteenth and Fathers’ Day, I learned that the House has overwhelmingly passed a bill to ... Read More

ASFC UPDATE: Millers Peer Learning Group

By Michelle Ajamian

ASFC’s Millers Peer Learning Group’s monthly meet ups have been enriched by short video tours of member mills and discussions about operations. ... Read More

Neighbor Loaves (& Meals) Update

It’s been nearly a year since the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative launched our version of Neighbor Loaves to include restaurant meals and other prepared foods ... Read More

SOPEC expands solar energy assessments

By Rhyann Green

On Earth Day 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will award a $100,000 grant to the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy ... Read More

Field day draws 60 to learn about chestnuts

By Badger Johnson

This spring began a partnership between the Southern Ohio Chestnut Company (SOCC) and Sugarbush Valley Farm (SVF), where we installed a new chestnut ... Read More

Asheville Nuttery launches online store

by Justin Holt

Here at the Asheville Nuttery, we’ve been continuing to work on cracking the nut of native tree staple crops and are now offering ... Read More

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