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Fresh lettuce and carrots for Thanksgiving!

          Late summer in Virginia comes with the sweet relief of cooler days and refreshing nights, bountiful harvests, mowing out summer crops and prepping beds for winter.  The vague idea of enough down time to curl up on the couch with seed catalogs, dreaming of next years' garden just might become reality [...]

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Cover Crop Season

                                                         It's time to think about cover crops!       Also known as green manure, cover crops help build and protect the soil microbiome, control erosion, protect water [...]

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New Bumper Sticker

Proud to be an organic grower! We are offering a free bumper sticker for all product orders of $10.00 or more.

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Happy Summer...and garlic!!!

Happy summer to all of you!  We rang in our first day of summer with garlic harvesting.  So far the heads look beautiful-nicely sized cloves for planting or for eating.  The garlic will hang in our barn to dry and, depending upon the weather (as with any farming venture), will be ready in mid-August for [...]

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National CSA Sign UP DAY

IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL CSA SIGN-UP DAY ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 Seven Springs Farm CSA is offering a special option for anyone who enrolls in the CSA on that day. Members who register on February 26 will have the option to choose either A.) half-price herb share (receive about 20 weeks of fresh herbs each [...]

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Beginning Beekeepers Workshop - March 12, 9AM - 5PM

Beginning Beekeepers WorkshopThis one day class will prepare the beginning beekeeper for a successful season. The class will incorporate classroom instruction and field demonstrations to provide the student with a strong foundation of beekeeping knowledge. The fee for the workshop is $100 and includes a beekeeping book and lunch on Saturday. The class will run [...]

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Pumpkin Disease Meeting - Monday Feb. 1st

Did you experience damaged or rotted produce in 2015 by the potential disease Anthracnose?  Are you seeing and increase of disease and pathogen symptoms in your production?Join us for the Winter 2016 Pumpkin Disease MeetingMonday - February 1st 2016Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburglocated at 900 Plantation Road, Blacksburg VA)11am - 4pm$20.00 (Includes lunch)Dr. Steve Rideout, VT [...]

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2016 Fresh Produce Safety Training

Raise your awareness about general food safety issues and product liability.Evaluate your growing practices and determine/reduce risks on your farm.Review recommended "best practices" to assure safety of farm fresh foods.Thursday January 28, 201610:00 - 12:00 Vegetable Production Cropsby Dr. Allen Straw, VA Extension Vegetable Specialist 12:00 - 4:00pm 2016 Food Safety Trainingby Jon Vest, VA [...]

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Floyd Growers Roundtable hosted by SustainFloyd

Thursday, February 4th5:30 pm @ Plenty! Community Room192 Elephant Curve Road, NWFloyd, VA 24091Please join us for a potluck meal followed by a facilitated roundtable discussion focusing on Floyd-area growers and food entrepreneurs engaged in the local food system.  Out goal is to host a highly inclusive and participatory conversation on such topics as: Where are [...]

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Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center offering Growers Academy

January 19 - February 23, 2016Tuesdays6:00 to 9:00 pmIn partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Coalition, the Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center is offering the 2016 Growers Academy in Christiansburg, VA. The course is designed to help new and transitioning agricultural businesses succeed. The series focuses on whole farm [...]

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