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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – June 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Changing Lands, Changing Hands - A National Conference on Farm and Ranch Access, Tenure and Transfer June 13-15, 2017 · Denver, Colorado Who? This conference will bring together service providers, policymakers and advocates working on land access, farm succession, conservation, beginning farmers, tenure arrangements, and farm landowners. What? This national conference will explore the issues [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – June 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – May 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Permaculture Design Certification Course May 27th - June 11th Based on the Permaculture Ethics and Principles: Earth Care, People Care, & Fair Share, developed in the 70’s by Bill Mollison & David Holmgren, this course will teach you how to use design to better enable you to turn your environment into a sustainable and regenerative [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – May 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – April 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

2017 Virginia Agritourism Conference Agritourism in Virginia's New Economy Tuesday – Thursday April 18– 20, 2017 Three days filled with fresh ideas on a variety of hot topics! Day 1:   Explore agritourism tools including social media, event planning, labor regulations, legal issues, financial resources,  marketing strategies,  and agritourism’s best practices! Day 2:  Visit three [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – April 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – March 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Winter Workshop Series at Vintage Virginia Apples Grafting Workshop with Tom Burford Saturday, 3/4/17 Since apples do not reproduce true from seed, propagation depends on grafting the desired variety onto a reliable rootstock.   Expert hands-on instruction by Tom Burford and the Vintage Virginia Apples staff will introduce you to the fine art of grafting.  Each [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – March 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

VirginiaFirst.com offers a video story on our recent 2017 Virginia Biological Farming Conference

2017 Virginia Biological Farming Conference - view the video here: http://www.virginiafirst.com/ag-life/virginia-association-for-biological-farming-holds-conference/639435966

By | January 17th, 2017|Events, VABF|0 Comments

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – February 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Northern Piedmont Beginning Farmer Program Classes There is an orientation session on February 1st to lay out the goals of the program and introduce you to the partners involved. The classes start on February 8th. Also, this year we are very pleased to announce that there are scholarships available to anyone who might find the [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – February 2017 UPDATED FEB 22nd

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – January 2017 UPDATED JAN 26th

18th Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference OUR CONFERENCE Hot Springs, Virginia Pre-conference workshops Monday January 9 General Conference Tuesday-Wednesday January 10-11 Special early registration for VABF members ends Nov 11 The conference includes tracks on vegetable production, other specialty crops (industrial hemp, mushrooms, flowers, herbs), soil health, pollinators and beekeeping, livestock, and marketing and business.  [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Events, VABF|0 Comments

Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Launches Second Round of Mini-Grant Projects (2017)

The Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition (VBFRC) would like to announce the second round of mini-grant projects supported by our Coalition partner organizations. In 2015, the VBFRC funded seven Coalition partner projects for over $30,000. The Coalition is now disseminating $20,000 of mini-grant funds to support six additional projects for 2017. The programs funded [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|VABF|0 Comments

Now taking nominations for the 2017 VABF board

Details are available here.

By | November 3rd, 2016|VABF|0 Comments

Upcoming Workshops and Events – December 2016

Webinar: Tools & Strategies to Facilitate Access to Land for the Next Generation of Farmers Thursday, December 1, 1-2 PM EST Resource Expert: Holly Rippon- Butler, National Young Farmers' Coalition Chesapeake Foodshed Network Overview Land access is one of the top challenges faced by the next generation of farmers across the country. National Young Farmers' Coalition [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Upcoming Workshops and Events – December 2016