Doddridge County Farmers Market
Opens Wednesday, July 2 and will operate 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Contact Cheri Postlewaite at 304-869-3838 to become a vendor
Some items to be offered: chemical free pastured chicken, gmo free produce and plants, natural beef and pork, organic eggs, homemade baked goods, and handcrafted artisan items.
Food Preservation Class on Pressure Canning
Register for session of your choice – at the Doddridge County Extension Office 304-873-1801
10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 10
or 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 10
USDA StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunities
July 17, Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
at the Ritchie County 4-H Grounds
Register with the WVU Ritchie County Extension Office at 304-643-5200
This free presentation will introduce the latest USDA initiative and its potential to benefit farmers and communities in West Virginia. Details about StrikeForce, Farm Bill updates, forage information, and comments from WV Department of Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick will be included.
Understanding Renegotiation and Renewal of Natural Gas Leases
July 24, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
at the Doddridge County Park
Register with the WVU Doddridge County Extension Office at 304-873-1801
The West Virginia University Extension Service will be presenting this free, educational program for the general public. Eric Gordon, a lawyer with experience in writing and negotiating natural gas leases will discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by the growth and development of the region’s gas industries. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. This program will also be offered on Tuesday, July 22, at 6:00 p.m. at the West Virginia Northern Community College on Market Street in Wheeling.