SO Fresh! Initiatives

Youth in Agriculture Initiative

Our Advisory Board began this long-term initiative to both develop in youth an understanding of how and where food is grown/produced AND to prepare youth to be gardeners and potential future farmers.

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Circle of Partners Initiative – bringing SWVA’s “local foods” together

In response to the prevalent regional question “Who is out there?” (whether producers or local foods organizations and farmers markets or special programs) and the expressed wish for “a way to know what is being done in SWVA and to avoid re-inventing the wheel,” in 2013 SO Fresh began initiating gatherings of local foods organizations and other groups for which “local foods” is a significant part of what they do.

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