SustainFloyd Presents Senator Tim Kaine with The Personal Climate Pledge

On January 6, 2018 SustainFloyd board member, Woody Crenshaw, attended a panel with Senator Tim Kaine at the Floyd EcoVillage. Having known each other for some years, Kaine and Crenshaw had the opportunity to chat after the discussion on local agricultural concerns where Crenshaw presented Kaine with the SustainFloyd “Personal …

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SustainFloyd and JMU Center for Wind Energy Present Information on Small Wind Opportunities in Floyd, County.

SustainFloyd and the Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University (JMU) are partnering to present an informational meeting on small wind energy opportunities in Floyd County. Small wind or Distributed wind can be defined as systems for homes, schools, farms and businesses that may range from 1 KW to …

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SustainFloyd Thanks Preserve Floyd for Achieving Unanimous Board of Supervisors Vote for Renewable Energy

On October 24th, the Floyd County Board of Supervisors unanimously (5-0) passed a climate change/renewable energy resolution. Mary Freday and Preserve Floyd were instrumental in pushing this through the Board since the early summer months. SustainFloyd wants to give a warm thanks and we support this work for everyone in …

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Dine for a Cause: Can Forests Save the Planet? with Chris Bolgiano, Environmental Writer

Environmental writer Chris Bolgiano will present revolutionary new evidence about how—and how much—carbon is pulled out of the air and stored by forests to help prevent climate change, when she speaks Wednesday evening, November 1st at SustainFloyd’s Dine for a Cause. The event at the Floyd EcoVillage will begin at …

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Floyd Energy Fair July 15, 2017

Floyd Energy Fair ~ Update!

One especially interesting feature of the 2017 Floyd Energy Fair will be a guided bus tour of Apple Ridge Farm in Floyd County, showcasing its new off-grid classroom, EBase USA: Blue Ridge. The EBase is a sustainable green building constructed from post-consumer recycled and renewable materials. The EBase is powered …

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SustainFloyd movie series April 2017

The Messenger: As the Birds Go…

SustainFloyd will screen the new documentary “The Messenger” on Thursday evening, April 20, 2017 at the Floyd Country Store. The film is an in-depth look at the challenges facing our songbirds and the message they carry to us about our earth’s fragile resources. Everyone is invited and asked to bring …

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Floyd Farmers Market Vendor

Now Accepting Vendor Applications for the 2017 Farmers Market

We are now accepting applications for the Floyd Farmers Market 2017 season. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please download, complete and submit this application by March 6, 2017. [leap_button align=”left” size=”” type=”default-style” link=”https://sustainfloyd.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/farmers-market-2017-vendor-application.pdf” target=”_blank” class=”” animationtype=”” animationspeed=”” animationdelay=”” animationoffset=”” animationiteration=”” ]Download Vendor Application[/leap_button] Submit to: SustainFloyd 203 …

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Floyd Farmers Market July 2015

A Good Year at the Farmers Market

Since SustainFloyd founded our local community market in 2009 we have operated the Floyd Farmers Market on Saturday mornings from May to November each year. This year’s market was the best ever, with more sales (vendors’ gross sales increased 72% over last year’s sales), bringing more wonderful local food to our community members and supporting our local farmers and food entrepreneurs.

Anthony Flaccavento Event at Floyd Ecovillage October 2016

Building Healthy Local Communities

On October 25, 2016 SustainFloyd joined with Virginia Tech to sponsor a visit by Anthony Flaccavento, author of the new book Healthy Food Systems: A Toolkit for Building Value Chains. Flaccavento spent the day in Floyd, meeting with members of the SustainFloyd board and with the Growers Round Table members …

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