Mentor Farmer Highlight: Gibson Berry Farm

The Farmer and Rancher Mentorship program (FARM) is accepting applications for a 200 hour on-farm summer internship with a variety of farmers across East TN and Southwest VA.  We still have spots open and wanted to highlight the awesome farmers that interns can choose...

Session 4: Planning What To Farm – Becca & Joe

As we’ve now been in the agricultural world for some time, we’ve been to quite a lot of agricultural workshops. I swear, one common thread running across all of them is how difficult it can be to make money from a farming endeavor, and that’s not by accident. The...

Field School Student Blog: Meet Becca and Joe

Hi! We’re Becca and Joe, a farming couple living in Duffield, VA, growing open-pollinated, Certified Naturally Grown produce. Tending the land has always been our number one priority as people, so it only makes sense that it should be the main focus of our life. We’ve...

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...