Ecological Integrity

green spruce forest in daytime

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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


Week 19: Shared Community Resources

These past four months, we have discussed ways in which we can wisely use our resources so Blacksburg can be a sustainable, special place. Sustainability assumes that resources are finite and must be used wisely in order to meet our needs while making sure future generations can meet their own needs. This includes decreasing our…

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Week 18: Reuse or Repair Something You Already Have Instead of Buying New

By now, hopefully it’s pretty obvious that a major component of sustainability includes careful consideration of our purchases and making sure we get the maximum life out of the “things” we use. We’ve talked about sustainable gift-giving, buying smarter, reducing our use of single-use plastics, choosing reusables, buying secondhand items, and donating items so others…

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