Thursday, February 27, 2014

Urban Ag Conference - April 11-12

2014 West Virginia
Urban Ag Conference
April 11-12, 2014
@ West Virginia State University. Institute, WV

Farming. It’s so citified.

The WV Urban Ag Conference will feature daylong hands-on workshops for home gardeners, urban homesteaders and urban farmers. Learn about garden basics, marketing farm products, home preserving and more.

Additional highlights:
*      Delicious locally-grown food
*      Local foods dinner Friday evening
*      Keynote address
*      Sustainable practices
*      Exhibitors trade show

Hosted by:
·         West Virginia University Extension Service
·         West Virginia State University Extension Service
·         Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education

In Partnership with:
·         SARE in WV
·         WV Conservation Agency
·         Capitol Conservation District
·         WV Farmer’s Market Association
·         Charleston Area Alliance

For more information, contact John Porter at or 304.720.9887

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014


MIT and others provide a huge number of MOOCs (Massive, Open Online Courses) perfectly suitable for those who have a desire to continue learning from wherever and whenever they choose.

If you want to expand your mind but don’t have time to go back to school, there are plenty of options to get an advanced education online. The best part? All of these programs are completely free!

Check them out here:

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Sustainable Potomac Highlands meeting - Feb 20

The snow date  for the missed meeting is Thursday February 20  at the county health department building in Augusta. 

Before the meeting please review the minutes of the last meeting, which are on our website -- click here

The proposed agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Proposed Agenda
Sustainable Potomac Highlands