24 Jan

(Pocahontas Times) Representatives from Pocahontas County Schools, the Pocahontas County Farmers Market, the WVU Extension office, High Rocks, farmers and elected officials all met at the McClintic Library in January to talk about expanding local foods in the county.

Jill Young, coordinator of the Greenbrier Valley Local Foods Initiative, said the idea was to coordinate, develop, and support farmers in the region and bring economic returns for their efforts back to their farms.

“You were invited to be here so that we could come together as a community in Pocahontas County and look and see what everyone is doing in their own little pockets and work together and start networking,” Young said. “We’re here to learn from each other and connect with each other, to see how we can take this local foods initiative forward.”

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