The history of the 4-H–FFA Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale in Greenbrier County

By Alvin Porterfield, former FFA advisor at Lewisburg High School & Greenbrier County Schools Vocational Director In the late 1940’s, the Greenbrier Valley District of FFA composed of schools in Pocahontas, Monroe, Summers, and Greenbrier Counties under the leadership of Guy Cain, Assistant State Supervisor of FFA from the State Department of Education in Charleston, […]

‘Livin’, lovin’, & sellin’: Behind the scenes of the Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV The 72nd annual Greenbrier & Monroe Ham, Bacon, & Egg Sale was held this past Friday evening at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Hosted by the WVU Extension offices in Greenbrier and Monroe counties, the Future Farmers of America (FFA), and local 4-H clubs, the sale gives young farmers the opportunity […]