NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT TOUR


May 24 - 26, 2016

Beginning Small Farmers don’t want to miss this tour of Northern Virginia, West Virginia, and Western Maryland to see a variety of niche markets on small farms. Hear from successful growers about strategies that have made them sustainable and how soil nutrient management practices have been utilized on their small farms. 

SPACE IS LIMITED. 

$50 Registration Fee (per person)

Sorry. Registration is closed for this tour.

3-DAY ITINERARY

Registration fee of $50 includes travel, 2-night accommodations and meals during the tour.

May 24

Depart from VSU Randolph Farm pavilion (9:00 am)

FARM TOURS INCLUDE:

• Harpers Old General Store and Front Porch Restaurant, Seneca Rocks, WV • Crimson Shamrock Alpacas, Eglon, WV

May 25

FARM TOURS INCLUDE:

• Deep Creek Lavender Farm, Accident, MD

• Hopping Acres, Bruceton Mills, WV

• Yoder’s Hydroponic Tomatoes, Oakland, MD

• Pleasant Valley Green House, Oakland, MD

• Backbone Food Farm, Oakland, MD

May 26

FARM TOURS INCLUDE: • ALL Produce, Oakland, MD • Five Aces Farm, Oakland, MD

Arrive at Petersburg Farm Pavillion (5:00 pm)

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mark Kingman at mjklingman@vsu.edu at (804) 524-5626/TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five (5) days prior to the event.