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Who We Are: Introduction to Sustain Floyd Video

Take two minutes and have a look at who Sustain Floyd is and catch up with what we have been doing. To learn more about who Sustain Floyd is and what we do click below.

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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Floyd Recycling Event 2021

Recycling Event at the Floyd Farmers Market

SustainFloyd is collecting recyclables at the Floyd Farmers Market from 9:30 am to 11:30 am on October 2, October 30, and November 20, 2021. We will be set up at the Farmers Market Extension at the Village Green, right behind the Farmers Market Pavilion.

Floyd Maple Tree

Our Allies, the Trees

Our allies, the trees are important for many reasons. They bring beauty into our lives, they support birds and insects, and they play a critical role in climate stabilization. When the maple tree next to the Floyd Farmers Market was under threat, because it was looking a little too ragged …

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Ric Brown Solar Video

Alternative Energy Videos

As part of the Blue Ridge Virtual Eco Fair we featured presentations from experts in the field of alternative, clean energy. We are now happy to make these videos available for everyone. The provide information and views on wind energy, solar energy, and electric cars. Understanding Solar Ricardo Brown presents …

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Windmills

Blue Ridge Eco Fair April 25, 2021

As we struggle under the weight of current events: Covid-19, an unsteady economy, dramatic weather events and the reignited fight for racial equality, we think it vitally important to continue to draw attention to the overarching threats of climate change and environmental degradation which are clearly woven through all these issues.

Blue Ridge Mountain Sunrise

Looking Forward to 2021

As we review the year 2020 and realize how much change we have lived with, there is a sense of wonder about what lies ahead. Looking forward to 2021 we see a vital role for the environmental movement and for the specific work we undertake at SustainFloyd. Here are some …

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Tulip Tree Grove in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

A New Look at Virginia’s Old Trees

It is told that, in the forests of post-revolutionary Virginia, the widely-spaced mature trees stood so tall and created so much shade that a gentleman could ride horseback from Richmond to Bristol and never take his hat off to brush and low branches. A squirrel could cover the same distance without touching the ground.

Floyd Farmers Market 2020

Food Availability During Covid-19

In this time of Covid-19, we are lucky to have small farmers and businesses willing to adapt and get their food to the community through farm stores, delivery, and pick-ups. Here is a compilation of local resources that we will continue to update. Use our Food Guide to contact local …

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