Reuben Smith, executive director of Promise Land Pastures, talks about the non-profit farm he has helped set up in Charles City, Va., to help area students learn life skills and produce food for the county’s food pantry, the Promise Land Pastures Storehouse. Christian Stewart, one of the program’s first students, cleans eggs collected on the farm. He is now a freshman at Virginia Tech. Video by Alexa Welch Edlund/Times-Dispatch