Sunday, November 2, 2008

Smart Growth and Land Preservation Workshops

The Virginia Foundation for Agriculture Innovation and Rural Sustainability and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development agency will sponsor two regional workshops.

The one nearest the Richmond Area will be held Nov. 20th in Powhatan County from 9:30-3:30pm at the County Seat Food and Gathering Place, 3883 Old Buckingham Road.

The other Workshop will be held in Bedford Co. the next day.

A Quote from Lindsay Potts in the Farm Bureau news release "We want to educate governments on how they can grow but also keep the agricultural communities intact by keeping enough farmland to make their businesses economically viable."
Registration is $15 and includes lunch
Register on line at
e-mail Brenda Fleming at for more information on speakers etc.

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