Environment and Outdoors

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roanoke farmers' marketFarmers’ Markets in the region are seeing a resurgence in customers. As WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno reports shopping at a farmers’ market is not only good for YOUR health, it’s good for the local economy.

If you want to know where your food comes from then there’s no better place to shop than a farmers’ market. As WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno reports it’s good for your health, the local economy and the environment.

Roanoke Parks Foundation is working on increasing the trails on Mill Mountain by 30-percent. As WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno reports these trails are economic drivers.

 

Trail lovers will be happy to hear Mill Mountain is getting new trails. As WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno reports 4 miles will be added and could be ready by the end of the year.

Mill Mountain Zoo is welcoming a new family member just in time for the holiday weekend. WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno introduces us to Lady.

Mill Mountain Zoo has added to its diverse array of species. The new addition is an 11-year-old, two-toed sloth named Lady. WFIR’s Denise Allen Membreno has more.

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