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Mother and daughter operate sustainable, chemical-free West Virginia farm


Times West Virginian

Molly Martin, left, and Josie Martin are in their first year of business operating Greener Path Farms.
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FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — A mother-daughter team in their first year of business said they are dedicated to fostering a “greener” way of life to their surrounding communities.

For as long as Josie Martin can remember, her mom, Molly, was always gardening and homesteading on their property out on Opekiska Ridge Road. So, for someone who grew up farming, it was a natural choice after retiring from a lifelong career.

“My mom, within the last few years, retired from working at Mylan Pharmaceuticals for several decades and decided to make a go at some for-profit farming,” Martin said.

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