This is a great opportunity for beginning farmers to visit farms in Northern VA, network with other farmers, and learn more about vegetable production practices. How are farmers finding success? What works? What doesn’t work? Learn from farmers with hands on experience!
On-Farm Twilight Veggie Growers Meetings
—May 22nd – Berry Simple Farm – Rick Crofford
—June 19th – Waterpenny Farm – Rachel Bynum and Eric Plaksin(VABF members, organic CSA)
—July 10th – Evergreen Acres – Jim Gehlsen (Organic vegetables, some no-till)
—August 14th – Fauquier Education Farm
Virginia Cooperative Extension invites you to attend a series of on farm vegetable growers meetings scheduled from May through August. These meetings will be held at local farms in the area; a schedule of meetings is listed above.
We will meet at the host site at 6 pm for a tour of the farm, followed by a discussion of timely management practices. Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists will be available to address specific production topics and to examine foliage and insect samples from your farm. Light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to the Fauquier County Master Gardener help desk @ 540.341.7950 ext 219# or to email@example.com
There is no fee for attending.
Special Thanks to the following for organizing these events~
Extension Agents: Tim Ohlwiler (Horticulture), Jim Hankins (Small Farm Outreach), and Kenner Love (Crops and Soils).