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.

Windmills

Blue Ridge Eco Fair April 24-25, 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.

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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Wild garden club photo

Gardening in Floyd

Growing a garden has endless benefits. During times of uncertainty, literally putting your hands in the earth and caring for plants is a wonderful way to stay grounded. It comes with the added benefit of providing food for you, your family, your neighbors, and pollinators! Use the resources on this …

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The Truth About Trees

Fall Film Series 2019

Join us on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the Floyd Country Store for our 2019 Fall film series showing The Truth About Trees with film maker Ross Spears. Film at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:00pm. Bring a dish to participate in the Community Potluck. Film followed by discussion with Ross …

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