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The Real Dirt on Dirt: A Workshop on Soil & Health

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The Real Dirt on Dirt: A Workshop on Soil & Health

for Virginia farmers, foodies and families

Friday, December 7, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

L.Douglas Wilder Building, Virginia State University

$25 per person (includes catered lunch)

Focus: The promise & the practical of soil restoration, with special emphasis on the microbial links between soil, plant, and human health.

Featuring: Case Studies & Discussions with Local Farmers / Experts Authors David Montgomery & Anne Biklé. David is a professor of geology at University of Washington and a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship (“genius grant”) recipient. Anne Biklé is a biologist and environmental planner. Learn more about them at


Go to or call (540) 432-6029 ext.109

Find at this link info on paying $25 fee for registration and buffet lunch.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Cyndi Marston at 540-432-6029 ext. 109 during business hours (8am-5pm) to discuss accommodations at least 5 days prior to the event.

This workshop is associated with the 2018 Farm to Table Conference on Dec. 5 & 6 in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. For more on the Conference, visit or call (540) 432-6029 ext. 109

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Earlier Event: December 6
Beginning Farmer Whole Farm Planning
Later Event: January 14
Small Farmer Orientation