On a typical day at Virginia’s school land labs, students are busy weighing pigs, growing vegetables, fixing fences and installing irrigation systems.
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Springtime On The Farm
As the weather warms, spring produce ripens and people venture out to pick strawberries or visit farmers’ markets to buy locally grown herbs, spinach, asparagus and more.
Something For Everyone
At the annual Virginia Farm Festival, you can marvel over a fluffy alpaca; delight in an antique tractor show; and learn how garden crops grow.
National Agriculture Week
Past, present and future celebrated on Richardson Farm
Facing Mental Health Issues Head On
It was during busy harvest season when John became increasingly agitated over a seemingly inconsequential personal matter. Negative emotions he’d buried years in the past were triggered unknowingly and came barreling back with frightening intensity.
Farmers For Prosperity
Every night, more than 800 million people go to bed hungry, with the number of severely food-insecure people more than doubling from 135 million before COVID-19 to 345 million today, according to the World Food Program.
The Ag Education Connection
The Cooperative Living community uses farming backgrounds to connect with students who know little about agriculture.