Farming & Agriculture
Avery’s Branch Farms is situated on the rolling hills of Amelia, Virginia. Located in the beautiful countryside outside of Richmond, this farm offers wholesome, natural products to the surrounding areas.
City Blossoms is a non-profit organization working out of the Washington D.C. area dedicated to kid-driven, community engaging, creative green spaces.
What began nine years ago as a volunteer project, has since evolved into a year-round program that includes consulting, curriculum development (with consideration for learning standards), and regular on-site workshops. To date, City Blossoms has worked with over 3000 children and youth in various gardening projects.
City Blossoms has designed a unique method of developing and managing robust green spaces where children and youth are engaged as the main cultivators. They specialize in an art-based, hands-on approach that emphasizes the strengths and unique qualities of each learning center. All City Blossoms projects are organic and designed to work with the local environment and community needs.
Common Good City Farm (formerly called the 7th Street Garden) is an urban farm and education center growing food for low-income residents in Washington, DC and providing educational opportunities for all people that help increase food security, improve health, and contribute to environmental sustainability.
Common Good City Farm’s programs provide hands-on training in food production, healthy eating and environmental sustainability. The Farm itself serves as a demonstration site to individuals, organizations and government agencies in the DC Metro area.
Their programs include such Seed to Table workshops (http://commongoodcityfarm.org/programs/seedtotable), Youth Education (http://commongoodcityfarm.org/YouthEducation) and much more in terms of learning and volunteer opportunities.
FarmMatch.com connects consumers worldwide with local farmers, buying clubs, farmers markets, and restaurants that offer fresh, sustainable, organic foods.
Golden Valley Guernseys is a Family Owned and Family Operated Micro-dairy in the Piedmont Region of Northern Virginia. They offer raw milk delivery at various locations in Northern Virginia through their Herdshare Program.
GrowingSOUL is dedicated to educating about the vital role of human interdependence and reciprocity in developing a sustainable, zero-waste food system. At growingSOUL, they demonstrate and teach the strategies necessary to create a zero-waste food cycle including composting, local food production, preparation, and preservation all fueled by renewable energies.
My Great Garden installs custom vegetable gardens, boutique gardens, and provides consult ion on all gardening needs. They also offer services such as exterior staging for home sellers and realtors, and tree work (trim, cut, haul trees and debris)