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August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Thursday, August 31, 2023 · 9 am–11:30 am
Carver Center, 9432 N. James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA 22733

This program is an on-the-farm event for military-veteran farmers, ranchers and landowners. New and beginning veteran farmers who want to learn more about how to farm profitably and sustainably will find this event especially helpful. Come tour the Carver Research Center farm and learn about various enterprises, such as urban farming, vermiculture, herb gardening, vegetable production, berry production, high tunnels and the support provided to farmers through the USDA and other agency partners.

For more information, contact James (Tony) Edwards at (804) 720-2588 or

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.


August 31
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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