What Field School Students Are Saying

We receive great feedback from our Field School students each year and we wanted to share some of them with any prospective students out there interested in pursuing their dream of farming! Thanks to funding from a USDA Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development...

All New Field School for 2018-19!

We’ve got some exciting changes to announce as our Field School program enters its fourth year!  The Field School is our beginning farmer training program that has taken about 100 students thus far through an overview of farming practices in East TN.  This year, we’ve...

2018 Field School Graduation Celebration

It’s hard to believe that our third year of the Field School is coming to a close already, but our graduation celebration will be on Thursday August 9 at 6pm at Grand Oak Farm in Jonesborough.   This year, we had our largest enrollment yet, with 40 beginning farmers...

VA Farm Tour Recap and Thank You

We had a wonderful day of meeting farmers and communing over local food and farm produce during the first Farm Fresh VA Farm Tour. Graced with clear blue skies and beautiful landscape, we all got a chance to see what is to LOVE about the farms of Southwest Virginia....

TN Farm Tour – Recap and Thank You!

This past Saturday’s farm tour was a blast, and we’d like to thank everyone who helped make it a success! Five farms participated; see them all here! An awesome corps of volunteers kept things moving smoothly, and over 30 car loads purchased tickets to see what goes...