Join us on Monday, April 27th for a Community Voices event with Tracy Kunkler of Social Profit Strategies. She will speak at 7pm in Fralin Auditorium on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, VA. Find out more here or contact us.
If you missed the March 19th webinar, Engaging Youth in Healthy Corner Stores Work - Direct From the Source with Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!), you can find the archived recording and presentation slides on our webinar page.
The Virginia SNAP/EBT Farmers Market Toolkit is now available on the VFMMA site. If you missed the November 20th webinar, you can find the archived recording and presentation slides on our webinar page.
If you missed the December 18th webinar, A Framework for Linking Food System Networks: the Experiment in Central Appalachia, the archived link and presentation slides are available on our webinar page.
Check out the first draft of our AFP directory. You can also see a map of organizations working to address community food security in the region.
If you would like to be included in the directory or map, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AFP is on Facebook.
The Appalachian Foodshed Project (AFP) is using a foodshed concept to address issues of community food security in West Virginia and the Appalachian regions of North Carolina and Virginia. AFP aims to facilitate a network of organizations and individuals working to address issues of community development, economic viability, health, nutrition, food access, social justice, and agriculture. By working collaboratively, AFP hopes to build on the human and natural resources in the region to cultivate resilient food systems and vibrant, healthy communities.
Please read more about the project.