Upcoming Workshops and Events – October 2016

Urban Agriculture Symposium Arlington, VA - October 1, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm The Arlington County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension (tel 703-228-6400) will hold the 2016 VCE Urban Agriculture Symposium Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington 22206. The symposium is being held [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Events, VABF|0 Comments

Upcoming Workshops, Events & Opportunities in Virginia

Opportunities USDA Grant Funding Available for Local Food Systems & Conservation Funding opportunities with deadline applications in May Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program – $26 million ($13m for LFPP, $13 for FMPP) to fund a wide spectrum of direct-to-consumer and local food marketing projects; applications due May 12. Details Regional Conservation Partnership Program – $260 million [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Events, Policy Issues, VABF|0 Comments

Events, Workshops, Opportunities & More!

Our March eNews is packed with useful information for Virginia's organic and biological farmers and gardeners. It includes upcoming events, webinars and workshops, job and funding opportunities as well as downloadable resources. Get our eNews delivered to your inbox by signing up here. DARK Act Blocked in the Senate! Major Victory for Consumers Thank you to [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|Events, Policy Issues, Tools, VABF|0 Comments

November eNews: Conference, Events, Policy & Opportunities

Below are some brief updates from our November eNews. If you would like to receive VABF's monthly eNews, you may sign up here. Virginia Biological Farming Conference Smith Mountain Lake near Roanoke January 29 - 30, 2016 Join us for Virginia’s premier gathering of farmers, gardeners and supporters as the Virginia Association for Biological Farming and Virginia State [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Conference, Events, Policy Issues, VABF|0 Comments

2nd Annual Richmond Farm Tour

BUY A TICKET Tag: “Shake the hands that feed you” Dates: October 3rd and 4th 2015 // 1 – 6PM For more information contact: Colin Beirne, Ellwood Thompson’s Marketing Director, at 804-467-4375 or and Sue Ellen Johnson, Executive Director of Virginia Association for Biological Farming 540-422-9804 or Virginia Association of Biological Farming and Ellwood Thompson’s [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|Events, Farm Tours, VABF|2 Comments

PawPaw Tasting and Production Workshop

Barbara Rosholdt Free for VABF members only (Become a Member) $25 for non-members (cash or check payable at farm) Saturday, September 19, 2015  from 4-6.   Please be prompt! Location: City Boy Farms, LLC 829 Goodwin Store Road Louisa, VA 540-894-5859 Taste different pawpaw varieties and sample several recipes using this healthful, wonderful native fruit. [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|Events, Fruit Education, VABF|0 Comments