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green spruce forest in daytime


waterfalls in forest
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female monarch butterfly perching on red petal flower
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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

Lunch & Learn: Plant Southwest Virginia Natives

Bring your lunch and learn about Native Plants in Southwest Virginia, why you should choose native and how your garden and yard can make a difference in the natural ecosystem. We are joined by Nicole Hersch, a Regional Planner and Community Designer at the New River Regional Commission. She has a background in landscape architecture…

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Week 21: Too Much Waste in our Landfills

A little over a month ago I briefly touched on the amount of waste sent to our landfills when discussing “Choosing Reusables.” The numbers are so staggering though, I think it warrants another look. The EPA collects data on how much trash (or as they refer to it, municipal solid waste) is generated each year and where…

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