Educational Programs and Events

Fall Events:

1) view our available slots here

2) Fill out our field trip form here.

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

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.

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. To register, support this event and learn more click here.

To support this event on our GoFundMe here

‘Songs of Resilience’

Songwriting Workshop, Song Circle and Potluck!

On Sunday July 14th, 2019 Osprey, a song writer, musician and artist from Oregon, 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 to uplift the soul and help us keep on keeping on in the movement. 

Where: Potomac Vegetable Farms (WEST location)

38369 John Wolford Rd.

Purcellville, VA 20132

When: Sunday July 14th, 2019, 1:00 pm – 7:30 pm

1:00pm – 3:00pm Songwriting workshop (taught by Osprey)

3:30pm – 5:00pm Song Circle (Bring a song if you want!)

5:30pm – 7:30pm Potluck

Come for any part of the day!

For more info click here!

To register click here!

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!

Contact with any questions!