What’s Hot in 2015? Local Food

The National Restaurant Association cites locally sourced meat, seafood and produce as the top food trends in 2015.    The Huntington 30 Mile Meal can help build connections between restaurants and farmers, as well as promote local sourcing to consumers. The 30 Mile meal is a hyper-local food brand and hosts a map of local […]

Local Foods Expo will Feature Foods from Local Farms

What’s on the menu at the second Local Foods Expo? The sampling menu will include: McConnell’s WV Pinto Beans Call Farm Sausage Gardner Farm Eggs Adelard Produce Spinach LeJa Produce Hydroponic Lettuce Gritt’s Midway Greenhouse Tomatoes Laurel Valley Creamery Cheeses Vino de Milo Fruit Preserves Rue Farm Potato Chips Snowville Creamery Creme Fraiche Downhome Salads‘ Salsa Shagbark […]

The Wild Ramp Volunteer Recruitment!

The Wild Ramp will be hosting a recruitment event for anyone who would like to learn more about volunteering. We will discuss the work study opportunities available for Marshall students, explore the market, enjoy local refreshments, and elaborate on the benefits of volunteering. On Sunday March 29th at 1:00 pm Please join us, and invite […]

Upcoming Fruit Drying Workshop!

Experts from the West Virginia University Extension Service, West Virginia Department of Agriculture, and Penn State Extension are offering a one-day, hands-on workshop for those interested in how to produce and market dried fruit products. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, at the Cabell County 4-H […]

Dale Hawkins featured at Local Foods Expo

Local Foods Expo Welcomes Chef Dale Hawkins to Huntington! Huntington 3/18/2015- Chef Dale Hawkins, of Rock Cave, WV, is a local food entrepreneur and advocate for all things fresh and homegrown. Chef Hawkins is the owner of Fish Hawk Acres and was featured in the Bon Appetite Appalachia, a visitor’s guide for unique destinations in […]