Our first 2017 Workshop:
CELEBRATING THE BEGINNING OF SPRING
Sunday March 26th on the farm from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
We will begin with a petite luncheon and conversation about growing clean, regenerative agriculture and permaculture.
Discussions & handouts will cover: no till gardening, companion planting, capturing and holding water in your soil, soil building and partnering with Mother Nature to enhance the beauty, productivity and health of your gardens & you. We welcome 20 people to join us for this event which will conclude with an educational & munching walkabout in our gardens, greenhouses and food forest.
Our Second 2017 Workshop, Hosted by VSU & Virginia Cooperative Extension:
The Business Of Organic Farming.
April 26th from 1p.m. - 3:30 p.m. on the farm. We will discuss the tasks necessary to become USDA Certified Organic, the process, the cost and the benefits in this rapidly growing market. Please contact Marilyn Estes, Virginia's Small Farm Outreach Agent @ 804.481.0485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, for reservation and details. THIS IS A FREE WORKSHOP JUST FOR YOUNG FARMERS & RANCHERS SPONSORED BY VSU, VA-TECH, VA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION AND CRICKETS COVE FARM.