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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – July 2017

2017 Patrick County Beef Conference Please see the flyer below for information and registration details on the 2017 Patrick County Beef Conference featuring Dr. Dave Lalman from Oklahoma State University as the keynote speaker. Mark your calendars now to attend on July 21, 2017. Early Bird Registration is open now through the end of the month. [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – July 2017

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – June 2017

VT Dining Services Summer Twilight Farm Walk 5:30-7:30 Kentland Farm Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition are hosting the first Summer Twilight Farm Walk of 2017 at the Virginia Tech Dining Services Farm at Kentland Farm.  The tour takes place on Tuesday June 6th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  The [...]

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

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – May 2017

VSU SMALL FARM OUTREACH PROGRAM WORKSHOPS The Small Farm Outreach Program provides a wide range of opportunities for small, limited-resource and beginning farmers and U.S. military veterans who want to achieve profitability through successful growing and marketing strategies. Our aim is to help you develop and improve farm management practices for a thriving operation that [...]

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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – April 2017

VSU SMALL FARM OUTREACH PROGRAM WORKSHOPS The Small Farm Outreach Program provides a wide range of opportunities for small, limited-resource and beginning farmers and U.S. military veterans who want to achieve profitability through successful growing and marketing strategies. Our aim is to help you develop and improve farm management practices for a thriving operation that [...]

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

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events – March 2017 UPDATED MARCH 28th

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 MARCH 28th

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

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

Upcoming Workshops and Events – November 2016

Boots to Business Reboot! Farming Ventrepreneurs November 2, 2016 Owning a Veteran-Owned Small Business - Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs.  Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare?  Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot! Boots to Business Reboot is a two step training [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Events, VABF|Comments Off on Upcoming Workshops and Events – November 2016