SF Hiring a Farm to School Coordinator

The Floyd Farm to School Coordinator will facilitate and expand local food procurement and begin to build a regional program with school districts in the Roanoke Valley, the New River Valley and the Blue Ridge Plateau. This person will work closely with Floyd County school officials, farmers, SustainFloyd staff, the …

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Photos from Dine for a Cause

The 2013 edition of Dine for a Cause went off without a hitch, despite a shifted date and the thread of bad weather. Dine for a Cause serves as SustainFloyd’s biggest annual fundraiser, helping to generate support that allows the organization to operate and run its various programs, from the …

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Film Series: “A Place at the Table” This Saturday with Beans&Rice Dinner

Most of us enjoy the plenty of the holiday season, but 50 million Americans—1 in 4 children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. “A Place at the Table,” a thought-provoking documentary to be shown this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. by SustainFloyd at the Floyd Country Store, probes the …

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Roanoke Developer Ed Walker to Speak at Dine for a Cause this Sunday, Dec. 8th

SF President Haden Polseno-Hensley and Director Mike Burton to Update Community as Restaurants Feature Gourmet Soups Ed Walker made a national name for himself by finding new ways to use historic structures that had long been underappreciated. Where others saw vacant office buildings, Walker saw potential. His innovative use of …

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Work Continues on the Voltz-Wagon

SustainFloyd’s Mobile Solar Generator is still under construction, but our team made a lot of progress on a workday earlier this month. SustainFloyd board members Rick Brown, Woody Crenshaw and Billy Weitzenfeld worked with Mark Hanson of REVA, Mike Burgoon and others to get the project near completion. The mobile …

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SustainFloyd to Screen Sundance Award-Winning Film and Offer Dessert Bar This Saturday Night

SustainFloyd will present the exciting movie, “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” this Saturday, November 9th at the Floyd Country Store. “A Fierce Green Fire,” narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd and Meryl Streep, was the Official Selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Everyone is …

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Floyd Farm to School is expanding

Floyd County celebrates Farm to School week this year with all five public schools receiving regular deliveries of fresh food grown by local farmers – including a class of third graders at Check Elementary School. The program has grown from humble beginnings a few years ago to include an array …

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