Land Use & Foodsheds in the Mid-Atlantic

Thu. March 21, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

New Dominion Bookshop

404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Sponsored by: Ballyshannon Fund and Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge

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Pam Dawling (The Year-Round Hoophouse) and co-authors Claudia Kousoulas and Ellen Letourneau (Bread & Beauty) discuss their personal approaches to preserving, cultivating, and enjoying land responsibly in the Mid-Atlantic region. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Why should you attend?

“I am so glad to find a book with well-structured material supported through years of experience and research to fully address high tunnel construction and production. A welcome and needed addition to agricultural literature, this book delivers the information farmers and gardeners need.”—Gena Moore, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association.

“Things once looked dire for family farms in Montgomery Country. A variety of factors over the years contributed to a loss of more than 70% of the farmland—but happily, it wasn’t too late. In 1980, a group set aside a 93,000-acre expanse in the northwest crescent as a reserve. Kousoulas and Letourneau have created a glorious tribute to the farmers, past and present, who have made this region such an integral and productive part of our local food chain.”—HillRag

 

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