Save the Dates for the 2018 Virginia Farm to Table Conference!

Please save the dates for the 2018 Virginia Farm-to-Table Conference and plan to attend to hear mind-stretching ideas and instruction! Speakers and panelists will address and share their experiences about the microbial roots of life and health, agricultural behavioral health, food … Continue reading

Dollars and Sense of Food Hubs as a Community Initiative

Sales of local and regional foods continue to grow across Virginia and the U.S. As sales have increased, the establishment of food hubs as a way to aggregate, process and distribute local and regionally identified foods has also grown. Robin … Continue reading

Health from the Soil Up: Virginia’s Soil Health Coalition

Soil is a foundational resource to farming, conservation and health in the 21st century. Virginia farmers have made significant progress in protecting and conserving Virginia’s natural resources, however, broader participation in soil and water conservation programs and on-the ground implementation … Continue reading

2014 Virginia Farm-to-Table Conference

Virginia Cooperative Extension and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, in cooperation with community partners, is planning the upcoming 2014 Virginia Farm to Table Conference, Buy Fresh Buy Local Networking Mixer to encourage Nutrition, Health and Sustainability from the Ground Up. This … Continue reading

Encouraging Better Nutrition for Individuals and Families: SNAP Resources

SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which is a government-funded initiative aimed at preventing hunger and encouraging better nutrition. SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low income individuals and families. SNAP can be used like a debit … Continue reading