Avery Atkins awarded District Supervisor of the Year

Avery Atkins was presented with the District Supervisor of the Year award for his many years of service and dedication to the Greenbrier Valley Conservation  District. Avery lives and farms in Pickaway, Monroe County. He also owns and operates Pickaway Pickins and The Farmer’s Lounge. He serves as a District Supervisor in the Conservation District […]

Katy McBride honored by Conservation District

Individuals who have made outstanding contributions to conservation are recognized with the Member-at-Large award. This year, Katy McBride was honored with the award. A dedicated NRCS Soil Conservationist and District Conservationist, Katy has worked for the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) and REIC Labs from 1993 to 1997. She has supported partner  organizations, conducted community outreach, and engaged […]

Gary Sawyers wins District Supervisor of the Year award

Gary Sawyers was presented with the 2023 Supervisor of the Year award for his outstanding job in promoting conservation and development in the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District. Gary is a beloved member of the community, having served the Greenbrier Valley Conservation District for many years. He continues to farm in the Meadow River Valley, teaches Sunday […]

Jumpin’ Johnny Spangler wins WV Pop-Off

Fifth victory in 2 years leaves competition salty By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV For the fifth time in 12 years, Jumpin’ Johnny Spangler of Monroe County has won the WV Pop-Off. Held in Charleston this February, the contest is hosted by the WVU Extension Service Small Farm office.  “We started it as a way to promote […]