MVFP Board Members Met With Commonwealth of Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Matthew Lohr.
MVFP and GWCARC hosted a community meeting with Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Matthew Lohr. During the meeting, the parties discussed key topics relating to youth engagement, food justice, and growing Virginia's agricultural workforce. The parties also discussed MVFP aiding Lohr's outreach efforts, funding to support farm to fork initiatives, building an equipment cooperative through VDAC that helps small farmers, and supporting MVFP's efforts at the Carver Center.
The Minority and Veteran Farmers of the Piedmont (MVFP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is located in the rolling foothills of the Piedmont Region of Virginia. MVFP is a grassroots organization that was established to develop educational and experiential learning opportunities through hands-on instruction. We function to promote training, coaching, and mentorships for minorities, veterans, farmers, and youth both urban and rural.
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Carver Forever: A Diamond Jubilee
Sunday Feb. 19, 2023
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1223 N Main St, Madison, VA 22727
We invite you to join us during Carver’s 75th Jubilee! The event will take place at the Madison Fire House. A luncheon featuring Guest Speaker, Rev. Frank D. Lewis, Sr. - President of the GWCRHSAA, a Madison native and Pastor of the historic Antioch Baptist Church - will take place during the event.
Be delighted with three Carver 4-County Museum displays:
(a) those early advocates in Madison for high school education, (b) Carver alumni John “Dykes” Hunter (Madison-born), Edward “Skip” Gordon, and others who developed their love for music at Carver and took it on the road; and (c) our 2023 commemorative calendar and traveling exhibit, Being A Citizen.
Enjoy music from the 1930s -1960s, door prizes, and surprises. Tell us your favorite songs and you just might hear them as you’re enjoying the fellowship.
Tickets are $15.00. To reserve your tickets, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Madison Fire House is located at 1223 N. Main Street (across the street from Wells Fargo). RSVP by Monday, February 13th, to email@example.com