Backbone Food Farm

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On West Virginia Morning, Ashton Marra reports from the state board of education meeting where members continue to react to Republican lawmakers call to repeal Common Core education standards.  And we’ll visit a farm in Garrett County, Maryland that uses traditional farming methods.  These stories on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


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Even if Backbone Food Farm didn’t sit below Backbone Mountain, its name still would be very appropriate. That’s because Max Dubansky and his family farm the way he learned from the old folks, letting pigs turn the soil and using horses to work the land. 

 

Max Dubansky and his family farm 50 acres in Pleasant Valley outside Oakland, Maryland, on the edge of the Allegheny Mountains.