JULY 14, 2016 • 6pm - 8pm
Friendship Memorial Baptist Church
1901 Hicks Road, N. Chesterfield VA
REGISTER ONLINE AT: http://goo.gl/forms/FRLovhA7XYstMfWh2
Join us for a twilight tour of the community gardens with agriculture specialists, small farm agents and members of the community garden to discuss:
Irrigation and deer management practices
Vegetable growing methods and varieties in ground and raised beds
Produce stand to raise funds for the community garden
Produce harvested from the garden is donated to a local food bank and others in the area who are in need.
To register by phone, call (804) 524-5626.
THIS EDUCATIONAL DEMONSTRATION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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 (804) 524-5626 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.
Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension 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, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
Founded in 1882, Virginia State University is one of Virginia’s two land-grant institutions and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick. VSU’s College of Agriculture consists of three academic departments: Agriculture, Hospitality Management, and Family and Consumer Sciences. Integrated within the College are an Agricultural Research Station; Randolph Farm, a 417-acre research and educational facility; and Virginia Cooperative Extension.