Vision, guts, investment, persuasion–it takes a lot of nerve to turn wilderness to farmland to city.
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The Mon River’s industrial past makes it more than just a pretty place to paddle.
Wheeling native Holly Purpura enjoys kayaking. And even though the flatwater enthusiast has not worked her way up to riding the rapids of Deckers Creek, she devotes a great deal of her time to the stream as the executive director of the Friends of Deckers Creek (FODC) for the past two years.
Mountain Harvest Farm sows the seeds for a season of fresh vegetables with a subscription-based produce service. Erin Leatherman loves to roast root vegetables, blend fresh strawberries into smoothies, and chop freshly picked tomatoes for salsa. That’s just a few of the dishes Leatherman makes with produce from Mountain Harvest Farm. “The vegetables are delicious, and the variety provided allows…