Are you an agricultural service provider or conservation professional?
Do you want to learn more from some of the most innovative producers in Virginia?
Join us for one of three Soil Health Show & Tell Farm Visits to learn about how soil health champion farmers across Virginia are implementing soil health on their operation, what challenges and opportunities they are realizing, and how you can most effectively work with producers to implement holistic soil health systems
Space is limited so REGISTER TODAY! The visits are led by the Virginia Soil Health Coalition in partnership with the Virginia Association of Biological Farming with funding from Southern SARE.
Learn more about the soil health champion farms
Broadfork Farm: Owned and operated by Janet Aardema and Dan Gagnon, Broadfork is a small family farm in Chesterfield, VA providing the metro-Richmond area with Certified Naturally Grown vegetables. They use traditional European methods of biointensive, raised bed production while maximizing soil and plant health for nutrition and sustainability. No synthetic/chemical fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide, or fungicide is ever used in any part of the process of growing your food. Growing practices at Broadfork utilize only ecological methods: compost, cover crops, organic fertilizer, and minerals are used to feed the soil that feeds our plants. Radical Roots Farm: Radical Roots Farm catalyzes positive change by growing high-quality and organically grown vegetables, educating about permaculture & sustainable agriculture, and practicing what we teach. They use sustainable methods of farming such as cover cropping, crop rotation, attracting beneficial insects and applying compost. Without the use of synthetic chemicals, herbicides and pesticides, They rely on hand labor and natural cycles for the healthiest soil, roots and plants. Bramble Hollow Farm: Resting on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge mountains in Bedford County, Virginia, Bramble Hollow Farm has been providing pastured poultry and pork for nearly two decades. Since 2004, Brent & Anna Wills have been building a diverse farm operation and have provided a model for other farmers and homesteaders to emulate. With the health of the land, plants and animals being a priority, Bramble Hollow is a true demonstration of what a family-owned diversified mountain farm can be, guiding the natural principles of food production to support the community and uplifting other