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Connect with Us

There are several ways you can connect with the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition. We welcome your questions, input, and participation! 

Join Our Listserv

For staying up-to-date with educational events and our program activities in Virginia, join our Beginning Farmer Listserv.

Add Events

To add events to our newsblast or share summaries of job or internship opportunities available for beginning farmers and ranchers, please contact:

Follow Us on Social Media

To keep informed about events, news, and activities using social media, check us out on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube Channel.

Ask Questions

If you have general questions about the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program, or our Whole Farm Planning Curriculum, contact:

For administrative support, such as website updates, please contact: 
Katie Trozzo

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2023-49400-40885. For more information about the program, contact Katie Trozzo, Program Coordinator, at or (540) 232-2233. For other questions, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director, at

For website updates, such as broken links, please contact