Urban Farm Startup

Cam Terry

This workshop will tell the story of what drove Cam to start farming at age 30. Growing food in backyards and community gardens presents both challenges and advantages you may not have considered. You’ll learn about the tools, systems, and crop selections that have made the farm successful. And as Cam seeks to expand Garden Variety Harvests in the near future, let’s talk about the big-picture reasons that urban food growing is profound and important.

Bio

Cam Terry moved across the country to Roanoke, VA with the express intent of starting an urban vegetable farm business. Armed only with some backyard gardening experience and a passion to provide sustenance, he gained most of his horticultural knowledge in books and YouTube videos. Now entering the fourth year in full-time farming, Cam is excited to expand the farm enterprise by securing long-term tenure on the perfect urban farm hub location.

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