Preserving Rural Culture in Central Virginia
for Fall Line Farms & Local Roots
Hand to Hand Farm Project
The Center for Rural Culture is matching donations up to $500 to give the Hand to Hand Farm Project at Byrd Elementary in Goochland, VA a chance to grow and spread to reach more students in the county. Learn more about this program.
To donate toward this match, please make your donation via PayPal (credit and debit accepted) or via check. Add “Hand-to-Hand Program” in the payment notes or on your check memo line.
Cultivating Local Roots
Stories, recipes and more from rural Central Virginia.
Our Online Farmers Market
Fall Line Farms & Local Roots
Food travels an average of 29.6 miles
(Most grocery store food travels 1,200 miles!)
1,581 acres of land are preserved in farmland
148 people are employed locally by the producers
10 producers are young or beginning farmers
357 years of farming experience is represented
Upcoming Events & Classes
Our Homestead Series
The Homestead series is a continuing series of classes designed to inform and assist those interested in learning about greater self-sufficiency, sustainability and preservation strategies for life on the land.