Wondering what this special section is all about? All of the businesses that you see over the next few pages are Appalachian Grown Certified by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, which means that they purchase or sell certified, locally grown farm products. ASAP works to promote the businesses that support our local agriculture, which in turn helps our local food scene thrive. ASAP also links farmers to markets and supporters, and helps to build healthy communities through connections to local food. ASAP is part of the reason why we're blessed with great farm-fresh produce and local meats — and a well-educated public in matters of what good food means. This school year, ASAP furthers its effort to teach local children about healthy foods; read on to learn more.
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