In 2010, I was fortunate enough to work with a great group of people at the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development on a project called “Fields of Gold”. The Fields of Gold initiative is a project designed to coordinate, market and promote agritourism and economic development in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. I… Continue reading The Shenandoah Valley Gets It!
In November, my VALOR classmates and I had the great experience of exploring agriculture in the Tidewater and Eastern Shore region of Virginia. It was exciting to learn more about this region’s impressive contribution of produce, equipment and leadership to the global agricultural marketplace. In addition to learning about the region, we learned more about… Continue reading “Embracing the Future of Agriculture”
Buckingham County is the geographic center of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is also my hometown and home to my family's cattle farm, where we raise natural, grass-fed Black Angus beef. Growing up in this rural county, I learned small town values, the meaning of hard work and the importance of helping others. It was… Continue reading The Center of Virginia….