Educational Programs and Events:

Building Convergence 

Join us on July 5-7th to bring together green builders, farmers and community leaders and movement builders to explore how we build both the physical infrastructure and invisible infrastructure of beloved community. Registration and details coming very soon!

 


Root to Rise!

For more information and to apply click here!

Root to Rise Farm-based Retreat for Young Wom*n will be a one week sleepover program this year! Through combining practical, hands-on skills with theoretical understanding of systems, the expressive arts and nature connection, we are hoping to provide a powerful grounding force and base of confidence, inspiration and vision for young wom*n to move through the world and affect change. To help support our Root to Rise scholarship fund, donate through our Go Fund Me. Thank you!


Open Mic- Sounds of Resilience

 

How do we create resilient communities and ecosystems in these times? Bring your songs, dreams, skits, poems, short stories, passages or dances. Keep your eyes peeled for our second annual Resilience themed Open Mic in the garden this summer. Date to be announced.

 


Our Community Education Garden

 

We have planted fruit trees, berries, grains, vegetables, cotton, habiscus, drum gourds, bitter melon, mammoth sunflowers and much more! Join us for an event or just stop by anytime, let yourself in for a picnic and self-guided tour in the garden! The garden is located behind our Purcellville farm stand at the corner of Berlin Turnpike and John Wolford Rd. (Near 38369 John Wolford Rd., Purcellville or Hillsboro, VA 20132).

Contact Sophia@PotomacVegetableFarms.com if you would like to volunteer in the garden or be put on our email list notifying you of our garden events.

 


Song Writing Workshop and Song Circle

On Sunday July 14th Osprey, a song writer from the North West will be leading a song writing workshop and song circle. Even if you have never attempted writing a song, but love to sing, join us for an inspiring and courageous day of songs for the soul. The workshop will be followed by a song circle, and fire. More details and registration coming soon! 


2019 Fall School Tours!

PVF is a 50-year-old, local sustainable, family-run farm.  Our farm tours and workshops are engaging connecting the body, mind to farm and nature. We see the farm as the perfect place to weave together multiple disciplines and learn about it through all of our senses and capacities.

We are open for October tours at both our Vienna and Purcellville locations:

Vienna farm location: At Vienna we take a holistic approach to our tours which include exploring the farm using our many senses of tasting, smelling, touching and observation for our Pre-k and Elementary school groups.

  • Open October 1st through November 1s for 1 hour farm tours
    • Monday-Wednesday between 10am-2pm
    • Pre-k, Elementary and High School
    • $5/person– children and parents ($50 minimum)

Purcellville farm location: Our programming in Purcellville not only includes practical farming skills and the environmental sciences, but also integrates social sciences, social justice, history, and the arts.  We focus on our complex roles in the food system to inspire participants to think both critically and creatively.

  • Open Monday September 30th through Friday November 1st for 2 hour farm tours
    • Thursday & Fridays between 9-5
    • Elementary, High School & mixed homeschool
    • $10/person– students and parents ($80 minimum) teachers come free

Sign Up for a Farm Field Trip for this fall:

1) view our available slots here

2) Fill out our field trip form here.

We will get back to you within a week to confirm your spot.

 

Contact us or if you have an after school group (scout troops, 4H groups, clubs etc) that you would like to bring out to the farm.

We also ask can offer tailored more in-depth workshops or longer term collaborations such as:

Full Day (6 hour) workshop: (high school, adult learners, or teacher professional development) @ Purcellville. $40/person, add. $10/person for ecoganic, farm-fresh lunch, or bring your own. We are flexible, group rates can be negotiated.  ($400 group minimum)

 


Contact Sophia@PotomacVegetableFarms.com with any questions!