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After several years of offering STEM camps and workshops at their working goat and horse farm in Culpeper, Founders Chris and Resi Connell have moved thier operation to Charles City, to serve the Richmond, VA area. With this new urban farm, the Connells have expanded the farm’s services to include a private, farm-based, alternative high-school. They have several goals for this endeavor. They are to: 1) provide an alternative learning space for students who struggle in a traditional school environment; 2) encourage youth to engage in and possibly pursue careers in agriculture; 3) encourage stewardship or our land and watersheds; and finally, 4) to foster more ready and able citizens, community members and workforce.


Resi Connell, Creator and Co-Founder of LoSU, is an education reframer, a farmer, an education consultant and a speaker. To schedule an interview, informational session or speaking engagement with her, please fill out our contact form.


Richmond Times Dispatch – When a Farm is Your Classroom

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/central-virginia/charles-city/farming-weeding-and-feeding-the-animals-charles-city-county-alternative/article_f06758a8-398f-5846-b6d6-b1db44ffeddc.html Featured in:       Richmond Times Dispatch - "When a Farm is Your Classroom"...

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49: [Strategy] Re-engage Your Tribe with Resi Connell

https://cheryltanmedia.com/49-resiconnell/ Featured in:     Cheryl Tan Media Podcast 49: [Strategy] Re-engage Your Tribe with Resi Connell Richmond Magazine – Private School Report 2017 NBC12 – Farm-based high school offers alternative for students Goochland Gazette -...

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A New View of School – Goochland Gazette

Goochland Gazette "A New View of School" appeared in the Goochland Gazette on September 8, 2016 As seen on:     NBC12 – Farm-based high school offers alternative for students Goochland Gazette - "A new view of school" Page 9 Educators Challenged to Increase Interest...

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Businesses rally to support LoSU!

Goochland, VA n alternative, farm-based high school opening in the Richmond area is the grateful recipient of commercial kitchen appliances, donated by Chris McPherson of Piedmont Smokehouse. These appliances...

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