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‚Äôs natural resources, however, broader participation in soil and water conservation programs and on-the ground implementation … Continue reading

Why is a Community-Based Food System Important?

Virginia communities face a multitude of economic, environmental, and social challenges. The prolonged recession has generated a sense of urgency and has triggered discussions about community economic development strategies that will promote short-term economic recovery and long-term economic vitality, community … Continue reading