Farm Aid’s annual concert is an all-day music and food festival, featuring a unique lineup of artists and genres and family farm-identified, local and organic foods with its own HOMEGROWN Concessions®. In Farm Aid’s HOMEGROWN Village, attendees will have the chance to meet farmers, engage in hands-on food and farm activities, and learn about the ways family farmers are enriching our soil, protecting our water and growing our economy, in addition to bringing us good food for good health.
To learn more about Farm Aid and to purchase tickets, click HERE!
Over the next few months, The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition will be releasing a new video to our YouTube channel every week to share their stories with you.
Calling all farmers and landowners! Are you a farmer looking for land to lease? What about a landowner who wants to lease your land? If this sounds like you, join Piedmont Environmental Council for one of two free workshops to learn more about leasing land, hear stories about current lease arrangements, and network with other land owners and land seekers.
Speakers include state and national land leasing experts. Keynote address with Kathy Ruhf, Senior Program Director at Land For Good a nationally recognized leader in farm entry, succession and tenure.
The workshops will take place from 1pm to 6:30 pm on November, 4 in Charlottesville, VA, and on November, 5 in Middleburg, VA. For more information on the workshop and to view the workshop agenda click HERE.
If you are unable to attend the workshop but are interested in leasing land, you can download a copy of the Farmland Leasing For Private Landowners: A Short Guide.
The workshop is free but requires registration by October 30, 2015.
The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (VSDB) Foundation and Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) have partnered together on an event to raise awareness related to the educational benefits of urban gardening and its impact to our schools and local community. The first annual “Farm to Table” dinner will be held on Saturday, August 22nd at the AMI Urban Farm at VSDB.
For additional information, please contact: Ellen Butchart firstname.lastname@example.org