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September 2017

Breakfast at the Market

September 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Floyd Community Pavillion, 203 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
Market Breakfast September 2017

Floyd Farmers Market regulars, along with out of town visitors, will enjoy an extra treat on Saturday, September 16th when SustainFloyd hosts its popular Breakfast at the Market, featuring whole grain pancakes from 8:30 a.m. -11 a.m. The breakfast will be held behind the Floyd Farmers Market at the Village Green.  The fundraiser for the Market, established in 2011 by SustainFloyd, will also offer local scrambled eggs, grits, maple or fruit syrup, Red Rooster coffee and orange juice, all for only $8.  Children 11 and under will eat for $5.

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October 2017

Fall Film Series: Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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Look and See Poster

Join us on October 12 for a community pot-luck, screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry, and discussion. The film focuses on the many stories surrounding the residents of Mr. Berry’s home county, Henry County, Kentucky as they grapple with the ever-changing connection to the land and community. The Floyd Country Store…

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November 2017

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

November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Floyd EcoVillage, 188 Eco Village Trail SE
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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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 6 p.m. with a complimentary…

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Fall Film Series: Wrenched: The Work of Edward Abbey

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
Wrenched Poster

Join us on November 9th for a community pot-luck, screening of Wrenched, and discussion. This documentary is about environmental activist Edward Abbey and the movement that was built on his ideas. It captures the generations of eco-activists, from the 1960s to the present day, inspired by Abbey's passionate defense of the wilderness. The Floyd Country…

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

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jesse Peterman Library, 321 W Main St.
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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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 10 KW or slightly larger.…

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Please Donate This #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2017

SustainFloyd has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off…

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Fall Film Series: Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things

November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
Minimalism Poster

Join us on November 30th for a community pot-luck, screening of Minimalism, and discussion. The film takes the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life -- families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker -- all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with…

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February 2018

Spring Film Series Begins with Seed: The Untold Story

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States

The first film of our 2018 Spring series is Seed on February 22nd at 6PM. Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, these subtle flecks of life are the source of all existence. Like tiny time capsules, they contain the songs, sustenance, memories, and medicines…

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March 2018

Save the Date: Floyd Energy Fest, July 14

March 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Join us for our second annual Floyd Energy Fest on July 14th at Chantilly Farm! Last year was a great success with our speakers, demonstrations, and community interest, and we're looking to do it all again! SustainFloyd is partnering with Apple Ridge Farm to put on this event, and we hope to see you…

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film Screening

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street
Floyd, VA 24091 United States

Our Spring 2018 film series continues with Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. The film "aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food." With guests like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, the film delivers on how influential chefs make the most of food. "Wasted! exposes the criminality…

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Heart of Gold: A Neil Young Tribute at Dogtown

March 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S Locust St
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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$5.00

Join us at Dogtown on March 30th for a musical tribute to Neil Young to benefit SustainFloyd! Bill Collier and Lazy Horse will be joined by Buffalo SpringFloyd for an evening of fun, music, and dancing. Tickets are $5 at the door. We hope to see you there! Doors open at 8PM.

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April 2018

April 18th! Support SustainFloyd through GiveBigNRV

April 18, 2018

April 18th is a big day for the New River Valley! Please visit the GiveBig page to donate a tax deductible gift to SustainFloyd, and you will be helping us continue our hard work through the year. Upcoming Events your dollar supports: Last Spring 2018 Film Series: Jane Our annual Farmers Market (opens May 5th)…

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