Carter Mountain Orchard is owned and operated by the Chiles family, which includes two Longwood alumnae.

Common Ground

On spring and summer mornings, Terry Hudgins ’84 wakes up before the sun, getting outside before the dew burns off the knee-high sea of fescue in the side field of his Buckingham County farm.


  • James Holtslag ’04 (left) and Trey Nichols ’03.
    Men of Principle

    Trey Nichols ’03 remembers the day he fully committed to vegetarianism. He drove past a chicken truck in Chesterfield County and was appalled at the conditions the birds were living in.

    From the Finish Line to the Starting Gate

    The Class of 2017 celebrates and prepares to meet the future head-on

  • A brewery, a coffee shop, a new location for Longwood’s bookstore and a loft apartment complex are among the developments that plan to open in Farmville in 2017.
    Turning Up the Volume

    There’s been a steady hum of progress in Farmville for several years, but lately it’s become more like a revving engine, with new hotel...

  • Counting the Hours

    Volunteer program has a successful first year

  • Softball
    Win-Win-Win

    First Big South Softball Championship held at Longwood is a success both on and off the field.

  • Confronting a Crisis

    Counseling students benefit from professor’s experience, perspective on treating opioid addiction