Floyd Farmers Market Vendors

Job Posting

After 4 years of wonderful work as Farmers Market Manager, Melissa Branks is moving on. We will miss her. We are now looking for her replacement. Job Opening: The SustainFloyd Foundation is now accepting applications to fill the position of Farmers market manager for the Floyd farmers market. Applicants can apply on-line, by …

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The Divided Brain

Save the Date: December 16-18 On Demand Viewing of Film: The Divided Brain

Our holiday gift to the community is a free online showing of the documentary, THE DIVIDED BRAIN. This is a mind-altering odyssey about one man’s quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and to help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, …

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Special Collection at Nov 20 Recycling Day

In addition to our usual collections we will be taking corks for a local school project and surplus gift wrapping materials for our free Sustainable Gift Wrapping service on Dec 18. We’ll also be taking the usual materials, listed on our recycling page: https://sustainfloyd.org/programs/recycling-initiative/

The Story of Plastic Film

BREF Film Series: The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic is an expose revealing the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling.

Money & Life Film

BREF Film Series: Money & Life

Money & Life is a compelling cinematic journey that examines the origins of money, how the role of money has changed over time, how it shapes our lives and world today, and the emerging movement to create new economic models that redefine our relationships with money.

Seeding Change Poster

BREF Film Series: Seeding Change

Seeding Change: The Power of Conscious Commerce is a brand new film about “triple bottom line” businesses that consider the social, environmental and financial impacts of their companies and address some of today’s most challenging issues. Seeding Change challenges shoppers to pay more attention to the way they interact with our planet, starting …

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Kiss The Ground Film Featuring Woody Harrelson

BREF Film Series: Kiss the Ground

Narrated and featuring Woody Harrelson, Kiss the Ground is an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals the first viable solution to our climate crisis. Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. …

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This is the Year to Simplify the Holidays.

Simplify the Holidays

Have you seen the news of possible shortages in stores this year? Don’t fret! This is the perfect opportunity to start simplifying your holidays. Deciding to go lean on what you buy this holiday season doesn’t mean you have to stop giving (or receiving) gifts. It’s about seeking meaningful, wildlife-friendly alternatives that don’t harm …

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Composting

Composting with Mark Hammas

Learn about inexpensive and thoughtful ways to turn your food waste back into nourishment for the soil. Mark gives ideas for low cost, efficient and bear proof composing.

Recycled Plastic Lantern

#5 Plastics Get a New Life

We are excited to share the work some Industrial Design students from Virginia Tech on products made from recycled #5 plastic. Ryan Conklin, collected a big load of the #5 plastic we collected at our recycling event last week for his project. He will be shredding melting, molding and machining …

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Plenty Farm Food Bank

No More Food Waste with Plenty! Farm

While we are thinking about wastage in all parts of our food system, Kerry Ackerson shares her thoughts about food waste with us. Watch the video or learn more about Plenty.

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