Registration Now Open for the 2016 Virginia Farm to Table Conference!

Registration for the 2016 Virginia Farm to Table Conference is now open! This year’s conference will be of interest to producers, buyers, community and agricultural development officials, policymakers, and food system stakeholders. The event features a pre-conference tour, along with … Continue reading

Of Farmers and Farmland: Virginia’s Declining Agriculture of the Middle

The dilemma of Virginia’s small to mid-level farmers and lost farmland For some people, the loss of small to mid-level farms is inevitable because these farms either lack the economy of scale to compete in an ever-changing globally oriented commodity-based … Continue reading

Healthy Farms and Healthy Food for the Common Wealth and Common Good

Virginia’s overall food system directly impacts the survival and viability of farms and farmland, the economic development of rural and urban communities, the care, restoration and resilience of ecological resources, and critical health issues. Therefore, the promotion of healthy farms … Continue reading