Healthy Community Choices: Rural Walk and Talk: Bandana Farm, Beaverdam in Hanover County pres. by PSG and CRLCH

Enjoy a Healthy Community Choices “Walk and Talk” event featuring a panel discussion, Q&A, complimentary refreshments, and a tour of this beautiful  95-acre farm that has been in the Moody family since 1857 and conserved in perpetuity since 2007.

The Partnership for Smarter Growth and Capital Region Land Conservancy are proud to co-sponsor this event to highlight rural land conservation, local agriculture, food security, and the importance of balanced growth. In collaboration with Coalition for Hanover’s Future.

May 19, 2011

Bandana Farm
17263 Bandana Farm Lane
Beaverdam, VA 23015


  • Trip Pollard, Southern Environmental Law Center, on regional context and overview of series

  • Marian Moody, co-owner of Bandana Farm, Conservation Specialist with Hanover-Caroline Soil & Water Conservation District, on experience of owning and operating a farm, obtaining a conservation easement, and achieving organic certification

  • Jason McGarvey, Virginia Outdoors Foundation, on VOF’s role

  • Karen Atkinson, The Market Umbrella, on local food systems in the Richmond region

  • Pattie Bland, Coalition for Hanover’s Future

  • Representative from Hanover County Department of Planning

Please visit for details and to register.

Please contact Coco Provance at or 804-644-4774 for special needs, questions, or other requests.