Know any beginning farmers looking for farmland to lease? Here's an event for them to connect with interested landowners in Albemarle and neighboring counties. via Piedmont Environmental Council ... See MoreSee Less

Farmland Leasing Social Hour

October 23, 2017, 5:30pm - October 23, 2017, 7:30pm

Are you a landowner interested in leasing out your farmland? Are you a beginning or established farmer looking for farmland to lease? Please join us for a networking happy hour to talk about farmland...

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How do food access programs attract new market shoppers, sell more produce and build farmer income?

At over 60 Virginia farmers markets, Virginia Fresh Match doubles the value of SNAP helping Virginians bring home more fruits and vegetables.

During our conference, Elizabeth Borst, Director, Healthy Food Incentive and Maureen McNamara, Executive Director of @leapmarkets will lead a session about this program sharing how you can increase the purchasing power of low income shoppers at your market. #vafma2017
📷: @lynchburgcommunitymarket
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Dr Martha Walker of Virginia Cooperative Extension will teach a session on leadership specifically for farmers market managers during our conference.
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Attendees will explore what makes market managers stand out as leaders. They will learn about leadership styles, what makes leadership work, and the strategies to avoid burn-out and other landmines associated with the complexities of leading a farmers market.
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Join us! Nov 8&9 in Roanoke, VA.
Details: www.vafma.org/conference-info/
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