Gatherings

Meetings & Events

In-person meetings are held quarterly with special meetings held when needed, and our annual meeting is held at Polyface farms, home of Joel and Theresa Salatin.

The meetings are open to the public so friends are welcome. We all bring a dish to share for the potluck followed by the business meeting and then the general/legislative portion.

Upcoming Events

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March

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VICFA Quarterly Meeting

Sunday, March 10, 2024 | 12pm

Join us for the VICFA spring quarterly meeting. All members are encouraged to come. Our meetings are open to the public as well, so friends are always welcome.

Find out what’s new for VICFA, bring a dish and your ideas as we share in a potluck lunch.

Location: The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education →

Past Events

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January

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Dinner with Hilda

Friday, January 26, 2024 | 6pm

Join us for an intimate farm-to-table meal in beautiful Charlottesville Virginia at Darby Farms with Holistic Hilda, Weston A Price podcaster, world traveler, and one of the most upbeat health advocates we know as she talks about healthy living and more. This event is sold out!

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January

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A Year of Health Empowerment

Saturday, January 27, 2024 | 9:30am – 3pm

Come hear Joel Salatin and Hilda speak about food freedom at a potluck lunch hosted by VICFA, Montpelier Family Chiropractic, and the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education. Free to attend but space is limited. More info →

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November

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VICFA Special Planning Meeting

Sunday, November 5, 2023 | 12pm – 3pm

Please join us at Darby Farm, the home of Robin and Chuck Cole.

This meeting is a planning meeting. We are inviting you to be part of the process as we discuss what is ahead for the 2024 Legislative Session.

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October

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Homesteaders of America Conference

Sunday, September 17, 2023 | 12pm – 3pm

Making America agrarian one homestead at a time! More info …

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September

Fall Quarterly VICFA meeting and Farm Tour

October 13 & 14, 2023

Join us Sunday, Sept 17, 2023, at 12 pm at Goshen Homestead for our Fall Quarterly meeting. Come learn the history of the only grassroots for-and-by-the-people organization in Virginia that works through citizen volunteers to preserve our food choices. More info …

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June

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2023 Annual VICFA Meeting

Sunday, June 11, 2023 | 1pm

Join us Sunday, June 11, 2023, at 1 pm at Polyface Farm for our annual meeting. Here is where you’ll hear legislative recaps for 2023, participate in the board elections, meet other members, and get a better understanding of what we do and how you can be active in preserving our food freedom.

More info …

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March

March 12, 2023 VICFA Spring quarterly meeting

Sunday, March 12, 2023 | 12pm – 3pm

All members are encouraged to come. Our meetings are open to the public as well, so friends are always welcome. Find out what’s new for VICFA, bring a dish and your ideas as we share in a potluck lunch.

Updates on the 2023 Virginia Assembly, future legislation and more will be discussed, we look forward to seeing you all!

More info …

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November

Fall Fun on The Farm with Joel Salatin

Sunday, October 9, 2022 | 1pm – 6pm

VICFA is hosting a fundraiser at The Bornstead (a large family homestead) in Central Virginia. The afternoon will kick off with a homestead tour, fun activities for the whole family (a corn pit, apple slingshot, 9 square, and more), a locally sourced lunch, an inspiring talk by featured guest Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm, with an old-fashioned Barn Dance to end the evening!

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October

Food Security & Community VICFA Farm Day w Joel Salatin

Sunday, November 20, 2022 | 12pm – 5pm

Please join us at our (VICFA) fundraiser event featuring Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm on October 9, 2022 at All Good Acres farm in Hanover County, Virginia. Meet and hear our keynote speaker Joel Salatin present on Food Security & Community, partake in Farm to Table fresh foods, shop the vendor tables, walk the farm tour, relish in some healthy Fall fresh air, and enjoy fellowship with other vicfa members and guests from all over Virginia.

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