Virginia organic farming association

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Welcome to the Virginia Association for Biological Farming!
VABF’s mission is to educate about, advocate for, and promote organic and biological farming and gardening. Read More

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Recent Opportunities

  • 2015 National Survey of Organic Farmers – Your comments and ideas on Organic Farming research need to be heard. VABF is part of a national effort focusing on research that helps develop better organic farming methods. Our own Mark Schonbeck has been closely involved in the initiative. Click on the link and please complete the survey today! And let us know what you think.

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Exploring the Cutting Edge in Organic Crop Disease Management

Mark Schonbeck offers organic plant disease management information that he gathered from several sessions including the dialogue among Ellen Polishuk, Edmund Frost, Meg McGrath, and Sue Ellen at the 2015 VA Biological Farming Conference, plus some other material from other sessions at Southern SAWG. Read it here.

Common Ground Films!

USDA-NRCS and VABF have teamed up with film makers Eleanor Goodrich and Aaron Port to tell the stories of diverse Virginia farmers who are focused on implementation of soil health management principles. Watch Here.

VABF Know the Source 2015

VABF acknowledges and thanks its sponsors: