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August 14, 2017
As part of a national Farm Credit Farmers Market on July 26, 2017, Jessica Hall from Weyers Cave, VA brought fresh cut flowers to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Jessica joined more than 600 Farm Credit leaders from all across the country who traveled to Washington to meet with lawmakers and advocate for passing a strong Farm Bill on time that includes a farm safety net.
During the visit, Jessica also met with Congressman Bob Goodlatte and Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine to discuss the Farm Bill and how Farm Credit fulfills its mission to support rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services.
Jessica is the owner of Harmony Harvest Farm in Rockingham County Virginia. Harmony Harvest is a cut flower farm specializing in unique, hard to source, heirloom flowers for florists
and specialty stores. Jessica also offers specialized event design work in her on-farm studio. She grows hundreds of different hand selected varieties of flowers each year to provide fresh, unique, local flowers of the highest quality. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, the flowers and designs are available throughout Virginia and beyond.
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners throughout Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland. Farm Credit is a cooperative capitalized largely through investments made by farmers, ranchers and the rural homeowners and businesses that borrow from them. In fact, as part of a nationwide network they are the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States and have been for 100 years. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and for facilitating and sharing knowledge and resources through the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For more information, visit www.FarmCreditKnowledgeCenter.com or www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com.
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