Tag Archives: local foods

How to Make A Month’s Worth of Chicken in Under 3 Hours, 10 Steps, and $100

Lately, I’ve gotten a lot of inquiries or concerns from friends who claim that eating healthfully is too difficult, too time-consuming, too costly. While I know everyone has their own unique set of challenges they are dealing with at any … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight – Frances H.

Frances H. has volunteered at The Wild Ramp for over two years. She is a native West Virginian who moved to Huntington to attend Marshall University. She retired from Marshall two years ago and spends her time volunteering as a … Continue reading

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The Movement is Growing

  The local foods movement is growing every day. In 2004 there were 3,706 farmer’s markets in the United States. Fast forward to 2013 and there is a total of 8,144 farmer’s markets across the country. Chef Dan Barber, a … Continue reading

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What is the tiny blood spot I found in my fresh egg?

It is probably no surprise to you that grocery store foods are a lot more processed than many of the fresh foods we get directly from our farmer producers down at The Wild Ramp.  Sometimes there will be a little … Continue reading

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Swann Ridge Bison Farm

Deep in the Eastern Cabell County, West Virginia, a herd of bison roams the hills. They call to one another with deep grunts, and their footfalls echo as they gallop away from the eyes of curious bystanders. About 70 adult bison … Continue reading

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Dolmas- and trying something new.

To me, one of the most fun things about shopping at The Wild Ramp is that you never know what you’ll find in the market on any given day.  It’s like a treasure hunt and a farmer’s market wrapped all … Continue reading

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