We had a great time at the "Meat Up" in Huntington on July 11. Attendees from Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio gathered to discuss the growing opportunities for local meat identified by the "Beefing Up Appalachia" Report (tinyurl.com/beefingupappalachia) Pictured here are ACEnet presenters Adam Kody and Leslie Schaller, Quinton Jones of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and Annie Stroud of Downstream Strategies. To join in this continued dialogue, tune in to our next webinar on August 6th at 1 pm. Register here: tinyurl.com/acenettoolkits... See MoreSee Less
Want to see some pics from U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Administrator Rob Scott’s Southeast Ohio Small Business Tour? Among other places, Rob stopped at our Nelsonville facility to check out our Food & Farm Enterprise Center, and our Wood Manufacturing Center where he got to meet one of our tenants, Ohio is Home! ... See MoreSee Less
Congrats to Community Food Initiatives on the choice of Scott J. Winemiller as their new Executive Director by the organization’s board of directors! I'm sure we'll see good things from him.Community Food Initiatives is excited to announce that Scott J. Winemiller, has been named Executive Director by the organization’s board of directors! Scott joins the Athens community by way of Washington D.C. With a background in social work and expertise in both program administration and financial management, we feel he is well suited for the role! We here at CFI are excited to start working with Scott. If you see him around, please say hello! ... See MoreSee Less
We are still on the look out for some great Appalachian brands to include in our distribution corridor (read about it here: acenetworks.org/central-appalachia-food-corridor/) If you or someone you know has a brand that is ready for wholesale production tag them below or contact 740-249-1128.
Do you need Criminal Record Sealing Services or a Certificate of Qualification for Employment? A Clean Slate Clinic is being held on Tuesday, July 24th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm at the Athens Community Center. See flyer for details on how you can pre-register for these free services being provided by volunteer lawyers. Thank you to Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) for your service to the community. This event is also co-sponsored by Athens County Job and Family Services and the Athens County Child Support Enforcement Agency. ... See MoreSee Less