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

Rebecca Webert                      President
Timothy Ohlwiler                    Vice President
James Hankins                        Executive Director*
Susan Hillary                           Treasurer
Sharon Broyles                        Secretary*
Benjamin Cooper
Yuri Cole
Natalie Ortiz
Ray Pickering
Kevin Powers
Michael Trop
Katherine Wright
Karen Hunsberger Adam          Advisor
Timothy Mize                            Advisor