Press about the Farm

June 2008 "Saturday Morning Stars: Washington Area Farmers Markets" by Brooke Lea Foster. Published in Washingtonian Magazine.

July 13, 2007 "NEW FARM UPDATE: Contaminated hay mulch knocks out crops at Waterpenny Farm." Published on the website.

July 11, 2007 "Bitter Harvest In Sperryville" by Walter Nicholls. Published in the Washington Post.

July 11, 2007 "Waterpenny Farm begins to recover" by Rachel Bynum and Eric Plaksin. Published in the Fairfax Times.

January 12, 2007 "Young farmer couple and established landowner explore innovative land access with trust, hard work and patience in Old Virginia" by Rachel Bynum and Eric Plaksin. Published on the website, part of the Rodale Institute.

The article features Waterpenny Farm. If you’re interested in learning more about the history of our farm, in particular the long term lease agreement that we operate under, check out this article.

We hope that it will help others to enter into non-traditional land use arrangements for sustainable agriculture.

2007 "Farmer Profiles: Rachel Bynum and Eric Plaksin." Published on the Small Farm Success Project website. Learn more about our farming practices from this article featuring Waterpenny Farm.



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Rachel Bynum & Eric Plaksin
53 Waterpenny Lane
Sperryville, VA 22740
Phone: 540-987-8567

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