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Upcoming Events

There are always a ton of great conservation events happening throughout the Piedmont. Scroll down to learn more--

 

 

Food Entrepreneur Workshop

25 April 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Longwood University 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909, USA

Please join Virginia Food Works for their Food Entrepreneur Workshop on Friday, April 24th from 9 AM until 4 PM in Farmville, VA! We are targeting Virginia residents interested in developing comm...

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Conservation Partners for the Piedmont: Working Together in the Rappahannock River Watershed

26 April 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orlean Fire Hall 6838 Leeds Manor Rd, Orlean, VA 20128

You are invited to a casual gathering of folks working toward ensuring the healthy headwaters of the Rappahannock River through land and water conservation and community engagement! Hear from local gr...

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Understanding Plasti-culture

29 April 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

The use of plastics in agriculture is growing widely as farmers and home gardeners are learning what a huge difference it can make with weed control, water conservation, and frost and insect protectio...

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Workshop: Multi-species Grazing; Challenges and Opportunities

30 April 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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City Space 100 5th Street Northeast, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA

 Join Local Food Hub for a very special workshop on multi-species grazing, presented by Forrest Pritchard of Smith Meadows farm. Pritchard is a full-time farmer, holding degrees in English and Ge...

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A Meeting at Annadale Farm: Making a Difference, From the Ground Up

16 May 2015 9:00 am

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Annadale Farm 19195 Annadale Farm Drive, Gordonsville, VA 22942, USA

Join us at historic Annadale Farm for an inspiring day of workshops, speakers, and beautiful surroundings. From civic engagement in your community, to the changes you can make in your own backyard, le...

Read more Cost: Member/Non-Member: $25/$35 USD
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Meet the Brassicas

20 May 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, these are just a few members of a very large plant family called the Brassicas. This field day will explore Fauquier Education Farm's variety trials of 10 differe...

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Keswick Hunt Club's Fox Trot 5k Trail Run

30 May 2015 5:00 pm

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Castalia Farm in Keswick

Run for Conservation at this event put on by the Keswick Hunt Club! By picking up race sponsors among neighbors, friends and family, you can continue the momentum to protect the rural places you love ...

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Farmscaping

03 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This workshp will explore the many ways you can attract beneficial insets to your fields and make them more beautiful while doing it. Fauquier Education Farm had a workshp on this in the 2014 season b...

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Fauquier Trails Coalition 5K Trail Challenge

06 June 2015 9:00 am

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Brookside Recreation Center 7197 Riley Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Join the Fauquier Trails Coalition and welcome in spring with a run on the beautiful trails surrounding the Brookside Community in Fauquier County. Flat and fast, the "Brookside Burner" will consist o...

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Peeling Back the Many Layers of Commercial Onion Production

24 June 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This is another repeat from last year but Fauquier Education Farm's onion crop was a huge success and they had a downpour during last year's field day. They're coming back with onions even stronger th...

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No Till Vegetable Production

08 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This workshop will showcase Fauquier Eduation Farm's ongoing demonstration with Virginia Tech on No Till vegetable production.For more information: Contact Jim Hankins, Farm Coordinator, (540) 341-795...

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Tomato, Tomato, Tomato

22 July 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

Last year Fauquier Education Farm had a field variety trial of 15 different tomatoes. This year they will narrow it down to 6 of the top producers and try to maximize production. They will discuss tom...

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Mountains of Melons

19 August 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

One of the great joys of summer is the abundance of ripe melons from the garden. In this workshop Fauquier Education Farm will showcase our variety trials of summer melons and how you can satisfy that...

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Pick a Peck of Peppers

23 September 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Fauquier Education Farm 8396 Meetze Road, Warrenton, VA 20187, USA

This is another repeat from last year that was washed out when Fauquier Education Farm tried to have a field day. They had a great crop of peppers but didn't get the chance to spread the word about ho...

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