Sweet Briar returns to its roots, looks to the future with enterprise agriculture program

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May 23, 2019

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Located on more than 3,200 acres cocooned by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sweet Briar College has a unique footprint in the world of academia. 

Before establishment as a women’s college in 1901, the Sweet Briar campus was a working plantation with tobacco and agricultural crops.

Now, the college plans to use its rolling hills and green space to enter a new era as a leader in enterprise agriculture.