Floyd Community Market Pavilion

Community Market

SustainFloyd welcomes this year’s farmers market vendors. Join us any Saturday morning from May to November to find fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, flowers, preserved foods, coffee and more. Our part time vendors will bring special extras each week. To keep up with the news each …

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SustainFloyd Food Truck

Refrigerated Truck

Rent the Refrigerated Truck As we researched the needs of local farmers and food entrepreneurs, one theme that kept recurring was the need for better transportation and delivery options. This lead us to use grant funding to purchase a second-hand refrigerated box truck that can be employed for delivering temperature …

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SNAP Wells Fargo Donation

SNAP Program

Improving Access to Local Foods To provide local food for the whole community, SustainFloyd has provided an EBT (food stamp) machine at the Floyd Community Market to receive tokens for purchases from our local growers. This allows families receiving SNAP benefits to purchase fresh, local foods at a reduced rate. The …

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High School Salad Bar

Farm to School

SustainFloyd received funding for a two-year project aimed at bringing local foods into the school system, and providing education to students about the value of whole foods. The project allowed our project coordinator, Amy Avery Grubel, to arrange a number of tastings and lessons in the schools, and to work …

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Blue Valley Organic Farm Greenhouse

Working Model Farm

For generations, Floyd County has relied on conventional agriculture as its primary economic activity, and more recently, cattle and dairy farming have dominated this industry. More than 160 people learned in January, 2013 about the model that’s been developed to theoretically allow one person to make a living off an …

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