WV Farm2Fork: Sue’s Nourishing Herbs Column first appeared in the Charleston Gazette-Mail: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/life/wv-farm2fork-sues-nourishing-herbs/article_9076246c-f77d-5930-b92d-a024ec6a380b.html From nettle to goldenseal, blessed thistle to red clover, the forests of West Virginia are rich with native plants and herbs, many of which have been used for their reported health benefits for generations. Sue Hovemeyer, a retiring Hebrew midwife and one
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WV Farm2Fork: Getting in a Pickle Link to the Charleston Gazette-Mail story Cucumbers, peppers, garlic, corn, beets, onions, asparagus, beans — the list goes on. Pickling is a traditional Appalachian method of food preservation and one of The Wild Ramp’s top-selling food categories. We stock a variety of these items from several different local
Gene and Janice Bennett produce much of the greens you see in the market. Janice also bakes delicious white and pumpernickel bread and delivers them each Saturday morning. Theirs is a family operation and their grandkids usually are with them every Saturday and help with delivery.
Silver Bridge Coffee Company is a coffee roaster based in Gallipolis, OH, working to roast the best coffee possible. In addition to providing customers with excellent coffee, Silver Bridge’s owner, Lorraine Walker, is also committed to ensuring fair prices are paid to coffee bean producers abroad and providing economic opportunities for women farmers.
Paul Carbonneau of Killer Bee Honey has been one of our strongest supporters at the market. He is always willing to pitch in with whatever needs done at the moment and can routinely be found talking to customers about the market, swapping ideas with other producers, and entertaining volunteers with tales from the farm. While