Power of Performance Award

Power of Performance Award

Appalachian Botanical Company received a Power of Performance Award at the 2019 Small Communities/BIG Changes conference.

Held on Nov. 18 in South Charleston, the conference was organized by the Alliance for Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and Coalfield Development.

Appalachian Botanical Company was recognized for its efforts to put Southern West Virginians back to work. The large majority of ABCo workers live in Boone County, with the rest coming from Fayette County and Raleigh County.

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OCTOBER VIP DAYS

ABCo Site Visit VIPs

VIP days for Appalachian Botanical Company continued at the Ashford growing facility on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, when a group of people interested in learning more about commercial lavender visited the site. There have been a few different site visits within the past couple of months. For some visitors, it was their first time to the growing facility, while others have been one or more times.

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Boone County VIPs Visit

lavender farm visit boone county vips

Appalachian Botanical was lucky enough to have Boone County VIPs visit the Ashford growing site. Lawmakers, movers, and shakers endured the hot, summer sun to see the lavender farm in person. Farm supervisors and managers were present to answer any questions and provide them with more information about growing lavender on a reclaimed coal mining site.