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Farm to Table Supper

Kelly Ridge Farms 30558 Old Saltworks Road, Meadowview, Virginia
$55

Winter Business Intensive: Class #1

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

ASD will introduce the program, support staff, coursework and expectations, allowing time for each participant to speak about their farms and goals.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #2

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will reflect on their mission and values prior to creating a business plan. *ASD will provide resources for the review of personal and family lifestyle needs and deeper understanding of creating financial goals.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #3

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will discuss the benefits of viewing their farm as a whole integrated system, with consideration of environmental, economic, and social resources needed for success. *Students will assess their farm’s resources and be introduced to conservation and support services.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #4

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will learn how to identify appropriate sales outlets and specific local and regional customers. *Training on how to use low-cost platforms to market products effectively will be provided.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #5

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will get introduced to financial planning, recordkeeping, and filing taxes with an overview of budgets, cash flow analysis, and profit and loss sheets. *ASD will provide guidance for recordkeeping to make filing a farm’s Schedule F tax form easier.

Free

Hive Life Beekeeping Conference 2020

Sevierville Convention Center - Sevierville, Tennessee 37876 202 Gists Creek Road, Sevierville, Tennessee

When? January 7th & 8th 2022Where? Sevierville Convention Center - Sevierville, Tennessee 37876Limited Seating.Last year we sold out within a few weeks and we have even more interest this year so if you want to be sure you get a spot you will want to reserve your ticket as soon as possible. What is included and […]

$180

Winter Business Intensive: Class #6

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

ASD will share benefits of some sustainable production strategies: high tunnels for season extension, rotational grazing, and cover crops & soil health. *This class will highlight programs offered by other support organizations that cover these practices.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #7

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will learn the steps to set up their business and manage risk on their farm. *Information includes getting a Farm Number, business license, insurance considerations, business structures, and estate planning.

Free

Winter Business Intensive: Class #8

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator 451 French Moore Jr Blvd, Abingdon, Virginia

Students will have a fairly robust farm business plan outlined, which will be very useful when applying for loan or other support programs. *ASD will provide a variety of opportunities: state and federal grants, cost-share, and loan programs available to farmers with a special focus on the Farm Service Agency’s micro-loan program for beginning farmers.

Free

Farmer and Rancher Mentoring Q&A

Join Jenni Roop, ASD's Agriculture Education Communications Manager for a Q&A on the Farmer and Rancher Mentoring program. What you will learn: How to register for MyASDWhat can you do on MyASDHow to establish a FARM Mentor/Intern relationshipWhat is expected of mentors and internsHow to complete a season of the FARM program

Free

50 Years in the Making: Celebrating Old Time, Blues, and Bluegrass Music

Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts 30481 Garnand Dr, Emory

A Concert to benefit Appalachian Sustainable Development, presented by The United Company Foundation On Monday, April 4, 2022 at 7pm, guests will enjoy a live concert hosted by Jack Hinshelwood, celebrating old time, blues and bluegrass music at The Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory & Henry College in Emory Virginia. Hinshelwood […]

$20
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