Virginia Food Heritage Project The Virginia Food Heritage Project is a collaborative, community-based project that envisions a greater understanding and documentation of our food heritage to enhance our regional sustainability and resilience. The project seeks to build knowledge about heritage place-based foods, and to create future opportunities for economic development and community-building in and through our agricultural future.
Central Appalachia Food Heritage Project The Central Appalachia Food Heritage project, working with local and regional partners, is a collaborative, community-based effort that helps to build knowledge about the foodways of central Appalachia, and cultivate opportunities to build community vibrancy and thriving local economies. The project is a new effort, and the goals and activities are evolving with input from project partners.
Heritage Tourism Planning: Designed and facilitated a process for engaging citizens in five counties to develop a regional Heritage Tourism map for the Virginia Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission in central Virginia. The map includes historical, cultural and environmental sites, events, and facilities that will entice heritage tourists to see and do more in the region.
Fluvanna Heritage: Designed and facilitated a community forum for Fluvanna County, Virginia, to identify important elements of the community cultural, historical and natural heritage and how it can be preserved.