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Specialty Produce: Finding Your Niche

Creative Seeds Farm 422 W Glade Street, Glade Spring, Virginia

With local food in high demand, this course will help you determine what type of crops will help you stand out in a crowded market place. We will also cover how to market your crops to a variety of customers as well as tips and tricks on how to maximize your production.

Free

Integrating Multiple Operations

Kelly Ridge Farms 30558 Old Saltworks Road, Meadowview, Virginia

Integrating operations is key to incremental success in farming.  Farms aren't about single product lines, but about how you can design your operations to support each other and build your assets (and soils) for the long haul.  Shift away from extractive farming methods and focus on long term success.  I will discuss our experience (both […]

Free

Fruit/Apple Orchards

Kelly Ridge Farms 30558 Old Saltworks Road, Meadowview, Virginia

Visit Tumbling Creek Cider Company’s expanding orchards to learn about cider apple varieties, propagation, planting, maintenance and how to re-establish the apple industry in our region. We’ll tour the Old Orchard where we are rejuvenating 50 year-old trees and have planted many 3 year-old trees, the New Orchard as a high-density trellised system and the […]

Free

Seed to Medicine Chest 2021: Herbal Pestos

Faith in Action Community Garden 798 Hillman Highway, Abingdon, Virginia

Seed to Medicine Chest is designed by ASD’s Agroforestry team to share knowledge with you about growing and creating your own herbal remedies, from seed to finished product. Our amazing presenters include Michelle Bouton, founder of the HERBalachia Herbalist Training School, and Robin Suggs, experienced forest farmer and Procurement Manager at ASD. Last year, we […]

$30

Seed to Medicine Chest 2021: Herbal Bitters

Faith in Action Community Garden 798 Hillman Highway, Abingdon, Virginia

Seed to Medicine Chest is designed by ASD’s Agroforestry team to share knowledge with you about growing and creating your own herbal remedies, from seed to finished product. Our amazing presenters include Michelle Bouton, founder of the HERBalachia Herbalist Training School, and Robin Suggs, experienced forest farmer and Procurement Manager at ASD. Last year, we […]

$30

Seed to Medicine Chest 2021: Sweet Medicine

Faith in Action Community Garden 798 Hillman Highway, Abingdon, Virginia

Seed to Medicine Chest is designed by ASD’s Agroforestry team to share knowledge with you about growing and creating your own herbal remedies, from seed to finished product. Our amazing presenters include Michelle Bouton, founder of the HERBalachia Herbalist Training School, and Robin Suggs, experienced forest farmer and Procurement Manager at ASD. Last year, we […]

$30
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