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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Virginia State Fair
September 30 - October 3, 2022
2:00 PM 10:00 PM
13191 Dawn Blvd
The State Fair of Virginia is a ten-day event, with rides, games, shows, concerts, and other family fun. The fair features dozens of events every day: magic tricks, log rolling, snake handling, chain sawing, and stilt-walking. Educational activities include agricultural, technological and historical exhibitions, livestock displays and competitions such as pig races, a multi-purpose pavilion, a large horse-stall for over 140 horses, and four show rings.