Saturday, March 24, 2018

14th Annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference

Small Farms Conference

Recently, I was able to attend the 14th Annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference, where I met lots of folks working to move food forward in West Virginia.

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And, of course, there was lots of good food the whole time.

Small Farms ConferenceThe Great West Virginia Pop-Off is a super fun competition where local popcorn growers compete to win the title.

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This year, there were 11 competitors. You can get a cup of each and then cast your ballot.

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The winning popcorn is actually sold at the Underground Cinema in Charleston.

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Menu for the social networking hour

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Dinner all sourced locally

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Squash soup

Small Farms Conference
Lamb

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Apple pie

Have you been? What's your favorite part?