Category Archives: Farm News

  • What You Need to Know When Starting an Organic, Sustainable, or Regenerative Farm

    While farmers are affected more than most by the extreme weather conditions caused by climate change, many farmers still use farming techniques that degrade the environment. In the face of rising temperatures, desertification, and declining soil and water quality, many farmers are choosing to fight for the health of their land and the local environment by choosing safer agricultural practices. Organic farming, sustainable farming, and regenerative farming involve environmentally-conscious practices that aim to preserve or improve the health of local ecosystems. Whether you have been farming for years but want to transition to organic, sustainable, or regenerative farming to protect the health of the community and ecosystems, or you’re new to farming and excited to adopt practices that can help combat global warming, these tips will start you on the right track to operating a successful farm.Β  Continue reading

  • Dog Days of Summer

    Summer in the Soil

    In most years, depending on the farm, the planting season is about a month long. By June, most of the crops are already in the soil, and many ask themselves, what next? Continue reading

  • Fun Family Farm

    The basic idea of a Hobby farm is a small scale farm that is not necessarily a business venture, but more of a pleasure activity or hobby. Continue reading

  • farms for sale

    Virginia Farms for Sale

    Farms for sale in Virginia are plentiful. Depending on what you want, properties range from 5 acres to hundreds of acres, small quaint properties to sprawling estates. Β But finding your dream farm for sale can be daunting if you do not have a good idea of what you want. Purchasing a farm for sale, you will want to be educated and well informed about the market in your area. Write down the must have’s and what you could do without. Continue reading

  • Virginia Farm - Lavender

    Begin your Virginia Farm: Lavender

    So you are thinking about buying a Virginia Farm, or transitioning Virginia Farmland into a functioning farm? One way to utilize a portion of land, large or small, is planting lavender fields.Β  Lavender fields can be vast or small, and are fairly low maintenance.Β  Continue reading

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