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Agritourism

Welcome to the Agritourism news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Agritourism guide for more information about agritourism in West Virginia.

Carrot, pumpkin, cucumber, cantaloupe break W.Va. records

Farm at Shady Spring, West Virginia, Raleigh County, New River Gorge Region
Four new produce records were established in 2017 in West Virginia, the state Department of Agriculture announced today. A carrot, cucumber, cantaloupe, and pumpkin...

Help build one of West Virginia’s chief guides to ramp fests

Fresh, cleaned W.Va. Ramps
Do you have a favorite West Virginia ramp dinner or festival you'd like to share with the public? We'd like to hear from you. Now in...

W.Va. small-farms, FarmHer conferences set for Feb 21-22

Farmstead near Duncan, WV, Jackson County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
The fourteenth annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference is set to begin February 21 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia. “West Virginia...

More seniors engaging in W.Va. farmer’s market program

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Participation in the USDA's Senior Farmers Market Nutrient Program increased in West Virginia in 2007, underscoring the value of farmers markets in terms of...

Statewide seminars to boost booming W.Va. maple-syrup industry

To meet the demands of West Virginia's growing maple-syrup industry, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and the W.Va. Maple Syrup Producers Association are...

Landscape architect opens farm retreat near New River Gorge

Five Springs Farmstead
A botanist and landscape architect has invested her knowledge in a farmhouse retreat near the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia, an ecosystem...

Ag department hosts Beef-for-Fathers’-Day event in Charleston

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will host its annual Beef-for-Fathers'-Day event June 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Capitol Market...

W.Va. brewery names new beer after famous local ghost

Grave of the Greenbrier Ghost, Zona Heaster Shue
Officials at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company announced today the unveiling of a new beer created in honor of the legendary ghost of Zona...

Harpers Ferry presents heirloom gardening program

Harpers Ferry, WV
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend its heirloom gardening program "City Farming: Food in the Backyard" on Saturday and Sunday,...

Grocer in Oak Hill, W.Va., introduces weekly produce service

In its second summer in the historic White Oak depot at Oak Hill, W.Va., The Depot Produce & More is increasing its variety of...

Powell Mountain Goat beloved inhabitant of central West Virginia

Powell Mountain Goat, Nicholas Countyvideo
Photojournalist Anne Johnson on May 1 stopped on the flank of Powell Mountain in central West Virginia to visit its regionally famous inhabitant -- a...

Ramp sushi, anyone? Duo blends Japanese, Appalachian cuisine

Ramp Sushi
Ramp sushi, anyone? Though fusing a traditional Japanese rice dish and a much-maligned Appalachian veggie might seem a culinary risk, sushi aficionado Jamie Riddle tried...

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