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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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.

#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.

SustainFloyd Logo

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 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.

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