The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition will host a Local Food & Farm Day at the State Capitol on Friday, Feb 1st, from 8:15 to 11 a.m. Below is a map, which explains where Food and Farm Day events will be held.
The agenda for the day is as follows:
8:30 – 11:00 Meetings with Legislators
- Metered parking (25 cents/half hour 2 hour maximum time limit)
- Laidley Field on Elizabeth Street. There is a shuttle provided by state to the Capitol
- Street Parking
- Quarrier, Virginia or Lee St on west side of Capitol
- Washington St on east side of Capitol
Advocacy teams will be assigned during check-in. Teams will be provided instructions and informational packets on the legislative asks and who needs to be spoken with.
Here are two video’s for having conversations with your legislators, for those who are newer to advocacy:
Tips and Tricks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
Having the Conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?