BROADFORK FARM

BROADFORK FARM

Broadfork Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown vegetable farm about 40 minutes southwest of downtown Richmond, VA. The farm has been owned and operated by wife-and-husband team Janet Aardema and Dan Gagnon since 2011. Over that time, they have developed a robust and financially sustainable business through a farm share membership program and savvy marketing. They are both outspoken leaders on behalf of regenerative agriculture and equity in farming. Broadfork Farm received a low-interest loan from Foodshed Capital in January 2021 to help them pay for construction of a multi-purpose building which will provide space for employee housing—a huge step toward demonstrating the capacity of small farms to improve working conditions for employees.