Fauquier Education Farm - Our People
Fauquier Education Farm

Our People

Jim Hankins, Executive Director

Jim Hankins was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and grew up on a small farm on Smith Mountain Lake in Bedford County. He has been a lifelong gardener and in 2001, while living in Loudoun County, he started growing cut flowers commercially to sell to local florists and at farmers markets. In 2007 he was hired as Gardens Manager at Park Hill Orchard, an organic orchard and produce farm in Easthampton, Mass. Before coming to the Fauquier Education Farm, Jim served as an Agriculture Management Agent for the Va. State University Small Farm Outreach Program.

Board of Directors/Staff

Michele Mitchell                      President
                                                  Vice President
James Hankins                         Executive Director*
Susan Hillary                            Treasurer
Sharon Broyles                         Secretary*
Benjamin Cooper
Ryan Huttar
Timothy Ohlwiler
Raymond Pickering
Michael Trop
Rebecca Webert
Katherine Wright
Karen Hunsberger Adam          Advisor
Timothy Mize                            Advisor