Dr. Allen Straw’s Appalachian Regional Horticulture Conference originally scheduled for 2/19 & 2/20 has been rescheduled for 2/12 & 2/13/2016 at the SWVA Higher Ed Center in Abingdon VA.  For information, please contact: Dr. Allen Straw at 931-261-0973 or    


Appalachian Sustainable Development has two exciting positions available!!  Do you have a passion for local food and farmers markets?  If so, one of these positions may be for you!

We will accept applications until March 10, 2016

Farmers Market Promotion Intern

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Our Mission is to grow food, communities and opportunities to build a thriving Appalachia. Since 1995, Appalachian Sustainable Development has been working in Central Appalachia to make a difference for the people who call this region home. What began as opportunities for struggling tobacco farmers to grow fruits and vegetables and stay on family farms has become solutions to regional challenges that impacts workforce development, food access and health and wellness.

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Appalachian Sustainable Development works in Sustainable Agriculture, Food Access and Sustainable Forestry. We have nine programs across these three sectors all aimed at helping those in need, empowering farmers and promoting sustainability in value chains.

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