Category Archives: food

Scenes from the Road

In an upcoming series of blog posts, ALHFAM President, Dr. Debra Reid, updates us on her travels and experiences across the pond in Estonia: Coming to you from Tallinn, Estonia, 22:31 Estonia time; 14:31 Central Daylight Time In 1998 I attended … Continue reading

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Dinner venue for 2012 Conference

Hi there folks, thought that I’d give you a little taste of one of our dinner venues for next year’s annual conference. I’m excited to inform you that one of our dinners will be held at the fantastic Frontiers of … Continue reading

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Some Great Historic Structures

Adjacent the 4-H camp/conference center, there is also a small grouping of historic structures and mills.  The log cabins are good examples of local vernacular architecture.  The mill site and homestead was the birthplace of Stonewall Jackson.  (Reminder, West Virginia … Continue reading

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Educate Those Kids About Food and Farming!

There was a full workshop for the all-day consideration of teaching kids about food and farming.  Lots of good looking books, toys and posters were around the room. In the afternoon the whole class was out on the lawn walking … Continue reading

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