take part

Ag Venues

christmas trees/nursery


the farm

on-farm lodging

pick your own

trout farm/fishing

Shop Local

farm stand

farmers’ market

grocery/retail store


Visiting Virginia’s “Sweet Spot”

    By Rachel Salatin Winter is often a great time to visit a farmer. While the ground sleeps, production typically slows and farmers enter the “maintenance and planning” season. This is why on a cold (almost snowy) Saturday in January, my friend DJ and

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Small Business Saturday on the Farm Trail

Get up, get out and #ShopSmall by celebrating #SmallBizSat with our members! Skip the long lines and crowds of the big box stores and make a difference in your community by shopping at small businesses to find unique gifts centered around local products. Need some ideas? Visit our website

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Sipping Ciders

    Cider Week Virginia is coming up, November 10-19, and we have the lowdown on what to check out on the Fields of Gold Farm Trail. There are two member cideries participating: Big Fish Cider in Monterey, VA micro cidery in Moneterey, VA

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Everything Pumpkin

    Tis the season for EVERYTHING pumpkin. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, list goes on and on! Here are a few more tasty ideas for you to try this season.  Starting with the inspiration for this blog post by one of our members, The Iris

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Fall in Full Force on the Farm Trail

Autumn is a time of year that so many of us cherish and look forward to all year. It is a season that puts our senses on full alert. With the cooling temps and the falling leaves comes the call of the crow, sweaters &

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Behind the Scenes

    Have you had a chance to watch our new video? Click on the picture below to check out how scenic the Farm Trail really is. Now that you’ve seen the beautiful final product, here are some behind the scenes shots to show you the

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