Beginning Farmer Social — Radford, VA — April 17th

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition will host a FREE “beginning farmer social” in Radford, VA. 

This event is ideal for beginning farmers and established producers!

Time 6pm – 8pm

When: Tuesday, Apirl 17, 2012

Where:  7800 Little River Dam Rd. Radford, VA 24141                                                                                                          (Just 2.7 Miles off *-81, Exit 105)

     Our purpose for getting together:

  • Learn how to get involved in farmer-farmer mentoring.
  • Dr. Allen Straw, Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist, will share vegetable crop and small fruit updates for the  spring growing season.
  • Beginning farmer networking and good times!

 The setting for this event could not be more appropriate, surrounded by beautiful rolling green pastures in the Radford area!

The location and local  pulled pork BBQ, with all the fixins’, provided by Scott Sink, farmer and owner/operator of Hethwood Market  located in Blacksburg, VA. 

Veggie options will also be available.  Food will be available starting at 6 pm. 

For more information/Directions, Contact:                                                          Kelli Scott at  kescott1@vt.edu or  (540) 315-5884. 

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