Registration for the 2018 Virginia Farm to Table Conference is Open!

Please register for the 2018 Virginia Farm-to-Table Conference at https://tinyurl.com/VAFT2018. 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 security, … 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

Greater Availability and Accessibility of Good Local Food

For Virginians to eat foods produced and processed as close to their homes as possible can we encourage movement and momentum towards a goal of 10% local food production and consumption in the next 5 to 7 years. Can we … Continue reading

Emerging Local Goodness: Community Supported Investment

How can we encourage community investment and food system innovation for the long-term? Local and regional food commerce continues to grow and emerge in communities and localities across the Commonwealth. New business enterprises and community initiatives have been incubated and … Continue reading