Workshops & Field Days
The TFVA hosts events and partners with other organizations throughout the year on events for its membership.
Get ready for an unforgettable Pick TN Conference with Keynote speaker, Jolene Brown. Registration is $75, you can register here. Get ready for an unforgettable Pick TN Conference with Keynote speaker, Jolene Brown. Jolene Brown will have you laughing while you learn! She’s an award winning communicator, and an honored recipient of the Certified Speaking Professionals, the highest earned designation of speaking achievement worldwide! She’s known as a Champion for Agriculture, spreading her message at the podium, in magazines, on...read more
Join UT ext specialists, Dr. Annette Wszelaki, and Dr. Faith Critzer as they discuss Food Safety. The meeting is free to TFVA members Thursday, March 2nd Trade Show starts at 5PM EST Rigsby Elementary School gym 8231 New Harmony Rd. Pikeville, TN Contact: Whitneg Jackson, M.S., County Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development/ Adult Agriculture Tennessee State University Bledsoe County, UT/ TSU Extension Office P.O. Box 289 Pikeville, TN 37367 Phone:...read more
RSVP ASAP– [email protected] Mark your calendars and RSVP for the upcoming West TN Farm and Restaurant Alliance meeting. TFVA is working in cooperation with Pick TN to bring together chefs and producers in the West TN area to network and meet and talk about how they can best work together to incorporate more local food into restaurants in the area. The networking event will be held on March 6th at Heartwood Hall outside of Memphis. Once you RSVP, more information will be sent your way. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is...read more
Join the Tennessee Agritourism Association (TAA) for a multi-day educational event designed to increase pumpkin production and on-farm direct marketing knowledge on July 31-August 2, 2016. Participants will hear from pumpkin producers with behind-the-scenes tours of their operations. Tours are tentatively scheduled for: · Falcon Ridge Farm — Toone, TN · Country Pumpkins — Caledonia, MS · Wise Family Farm — Pontotoc, MS · Brownlee Farms — Red Banks, MS · Green Acres Farm — Milan, TN · Donnell Century Farm — Jackson, TN Producers and speakers...read more
Southern Region Cover Crop Conference Scheduled for July 18-19, 2016 Media Contact: Chris Reberg-Horton, CEFS Assistant Director of Collaborative Research: 919-515-7597 or [email protected] February 24, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GOLDSBORO, North Carolina — Mark your calendar for a two-day comprehensive cover crop conference for the South. Put on by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and the Southern region Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (SARE) program, the event takes place July 18-19, 2016...read more