Thursday, September 23, 2010

Dig In with Slow Food RVA

Dig In! Volunteer Work Day at Shalom Farms

September 25, 2010 10:00 am until 02:00 pm

Shalom Farms, Rock Castle Road off Route 600, Goochland, VA

Join Slow Food RVa members and volunteers for a morning of harvesting, weeding, gleaning, composting etc at Shalom Farms in beautiful Goochland County. Join us in contributing to Shalom Farms' mission of enhancing food security in the Richmond region. All produce harvested at the farm is donated to low-income urban neighborhood organizations via the Central Virginia Food Bank.

Begun in the fall of 2008, Shalom Farms is a nonprofit community farm project of the United Methodist Urban Ministries of Richmond, and is situated adjacent to Camp Westview on the James. For more information about Shalom Farms, visit their website at

Families with children ages 5 and up are welcome at this event, which runs from 10 am - 2 pm. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Sign up by emailing (subject line "Shalom Farms") or call Stacy @ 703.405.3763. Caravan details from city / directions to the farm will be provided upon registration.

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