Shake the Hands that Feed You!
September 20 & 21, 1 PM to 6 PM
Load up your car with friends and family (one ticket covers everyone!) and head out for a day — or two — of meeting area biological/organic/Certified Naturally Grown farmers and seeing where and how your food is grown. Go at your own pace. This biological farm tour weekend is self-paced with farms located in clusters throughout the area. We will have Information on all of the participating farms in a tour program, a mobile app and on our web site. The tour cost will be $25 per vehicle in advance. Entrance tickets will also be available on tour days at every tour farm for $30 per vehicle (or $10 per vehicle for one farm) (Discounts for VABF members. Volunteers will receive a free pass).
Participating Farms: Broadfork Farm, Byrd Farm, Forrest Green Farm, Manakintowne Farm, Origins Farm, Renew Richmond’s Jerusalem Connection Garden, Reynolds Community College Farm, Shalom Farms, Tomten Farm, Tricycle Gardens, Victory Farms, Inc., Waverly Farms
VOLUNTEERS: If greeting local organic farm and food lovers while getting to know a local organic farmer is up your alley, please sign up to volunteer and spread the word to like-minded folks! Volunteer on one day of the tour and receive a free pass to take the tour on the other day of the tour with a carload of people.
Funding for the tour is provided in part by the USDA Specialty Agriculture Grant Program, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.