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Melon and Pepper Production at Riverside Produce Farm

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Melon and Pepper Production at Riverside Produce Farm

JUNE 26, 2019
9AM-11:30AM

Riverside Produce Farm • King William, VA

Luke Hallman, owner of Riverside Produce Farm, will lead the tour to show how he grows watermelon, cantaloupe, canary melons and a variety of heirloom peppers under plastic mulch with drip irrigation. Hallman will talk about how he established and maintains his own beehives to pollinate his gardens and discuss practices for integrated pest management. He will also share information about his experience with USDA FSA loans that are available for beginning farmers.


For more information, contact Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 or tporter@vsu.edu  or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.


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 (smallfarm@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.





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Small Engine Repair
Later Event: June 26
Farm Tour at Browntown Farms