Ecological Integrity

green spruce forest in daytime

Environment


waterfalls in forest
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female monarch butterfly perching on red petal flower
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green trees on mountain
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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Options Near Blacksburg

FarmLocationDistance from BlacksburgSpecialties
Den Hill PermacultureChristiansburg~5 miles
Floyd EcovillageFloyd~30 miles
Glade Road GrowingBlacksburg~0 miles
LEAP - Local Environmental Agriculture ProjectRoanoke~45 miles
Riverstone Organic FarmFloyd~35 miles
Seven Springs FarmCheck~30 miles
Leaping Waters FarmAlleghany Springs~20 miles
Hagan Cattle CompanyChristiansburg~5 milesBeef
Tru Harvest FarmsChristiansburg~5 milesHemp, CBD
Down in the Valley Egg SoapsChristiansburg~5 milesEgg Soaps
Granny Bean's ConfectionsChristiansburg~5 milesCandies and Snacks
Bunn FarmsDublin~20 milesBeef
Magnolia Lane FarmsRural Retreat~65 milesHeirloom Seeds, Vegetable Plants, Cut Flowers
Gracious Day GrainsCheck~25 milesGrains
Bent Mountain BBQ SauceBent Mountain~36 milesBBQ Sauce, Baked Goods

Ecological Integrity Updates


Native Plant Distribution

Update: 3/7/2022, 1 pm: WE ARE SOLD OUT! No longer accepting orders. 3/6/2022, 12 noon: Due to a big surge in orders, we are pausing new orders while we double-check our inventory, which is almost sold out. If you want to place an order, please email us at sustainableblacksburgva@gmail.com with your desired order and we will contact…

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2022 Small Grants to Preserve and Enhance Sustainable Living

The mission of Sustainable Blacksburg (SB) is to preserve and enhance sustainable living in Blacksburg and environs by promoting clean energy, smart growth and mobility, ecological integrity, social equity, and reduction of waste (especially carbon emissions, and pollution). To encourage others to assist in accomplishing this mission, SB will be awarding (up to) four grants of up to $500 each during…

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Lunch & Learn: 20 Trees that are better than a Bradford Pear

Last month we learnt about native plants, and we are following up this month with native trees in a talk by Carl Absher, retired arborist. Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana) is a small tree native to southeast Asia that was introduced to the USA in 1964 as ‘Bradford’ pear. Since then, multiple varieties of callery pear…

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