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Visit small farms to learn about programs supporting the agricultural community

A blue tractor drives through a partially planted field.
Clif Slade surveys crops from his tractor at Slade Farms in Surry. (Image: VPM)

Getting started farming can be difficult, but there are many resources available to support agricultural workers in our region.

Visit Slade Farms in Surry to learn how Agrability and Small Farm Outreach programs offered by the Virginia Extension keep Clif Slade doing what he loves. Explore Hidden Springs Family Farm in Palmyra with Barbara and Dewey Haines to talk about training programs to prepare military veterans for second careers as farmers.  Amyrose Foll and Randy Battle share gardening tips you can use at home.

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