Archive for December, 2010

Featured in the Hook

The Charlottesville Community-Supported Fishery was featured in the December 9, 2010, edition of the Hook!  The story, written by Dave McNair, can be found online here.

"Local Fish Hub" in the Hook

"Local Fish Hub" in the Hook


Visit to Blackwood Farm

Blackwood Farm - Catfish Pond

Blackwood Farm - Catfish Pond

We had the opportunity yesterday to meet with Dr. Lynn Blackwood, founder of the Virginia Aqua-Farmers Network, and tour his freshwater ponds devoted to growing catfish, hybrid striped bass, and rainbow trout.  Located in Meherrin, Virginia, Dr. Blackwood raises fish on land formerly devoted to tobacco farming, and also practices as a child psychologist.  For more information about his farm, please follow this link to his fishery profile.

Dr. Lynn Blackwood of Blackwood Farm

Dr. Lynn Blackwood of Blackwood Farm

Catfish at Blackwood Farm

Catfish at Blackwood Farm