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Lean Farming on the Ground

workers harvesting vegetables in the field
Photo credit: Glade Road Growing

Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00-1:00 pm EST

Jason Pall, co-owner Glade Road Growing

Lean farming is a practical and systems-based approach to create a more sustainable farming operation. It draws on concepts from business to help reduce waste, increase profits, and make farms more environmentally and economically sustainable. In this webinar you will hear from Jason Pall, co-owner and operator of Glade Road Growing in Blacksburg, Virginia who will share how Glade Road Growing has integrated lean farming concepts into their farm operations and business. 

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This webinar is part of a winter series of webinars sponsored by the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition (VBFRC) Program and the Virginia Association for Biological Farmers (VABF). VBFRC is a state-wide and coalition-based program. Virginia Tech/Virginia Cooperative Extension serves as the backbone organization for the Coalition and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program is the project lead of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Grant that supports the Coalition. For VBFRC program questions, contact the program coordinator, Katie Trozzo at The Virginia Association for Biological Farming is Virginia’s primary organization for farmers, gardeners, and farm supporters promoting the future of organic and biological crop production. For more information, visit or email the administrator at