Bedford Area Farmers' Markets
Bedford is fortunate to have four Farmers' Markets at various times throughout the week. Check for dates, times, applications, etc. at:
Horticulture for the Home Gardener
Grow your horticulture knowledge through our computer-based, self-paced study course. Get more details
From the Virginia Tobacco Commission
The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission is funding grants for the Central Virginia Produce, Livestock, and Feed Storage System Program. For a informational/educational session schedule as well as more details, Second Phase
Food Handler Food Safety Training
The ServSafe Food Handlers Course is offered by the National Restaurant Association for those interested in learning basic food safety. We will be offering six separate sessions during 2015
Our next ServSafe session is scheduled for August 5 & 6 at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Registration Form Cover Letter, Directions
Mark your calendars now for additional 2015 sessions and check back regularly for registration forms: Oct. 14 & 15; Lynchburg General.
Bedford County Fair
The Bedford County Family Farm Tour is on hiatus for 2015. Come join us instead at the Bedford County Fair August 28 thru 30, 2015—the first one in over 40 years!!! Check their webpage at http://www.bedfordcofair.com/.
2015 Bedford County Fair Poster (PDF | 4MB)
2nd Annual Bedford's Finest Fare
When: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Where: Wharton Garden, Bedford, VA
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Cost: $30.00 in advance, $35.00 at the gate, $15.00 for kids 12 and under, kids 5 and under free, $10.00 for band only, no food/beverages
2nd Annual Bedford's Finest Fare Flyer (PDF | 2MB)
Situation Analysis Report
Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.
Situation Analysis Report, Bedford County, 2013