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Agritourism

Want to live like a local? Try experiencing a day on the farm by participating in one of the many Pocahontas County Agritourism opportunities!

Be sure to head to Nature's Mountain Playground February 23 & March 16, 2019 for WV Maple Days! 

Call the Pocahontas County CVB at 800-336-7009 for more information on these events.


Head to Nature's Mountain Playground during these two weekends for maple syrup demonstrations and tours, lodging and dining specials. 

Maple Syrup Tours, Demonstrations & Sales:
Frostmore Farms: self-guided and guided tours, maple syrup demonstrations, maple syrup tasting and sales.
14141 Frost Road Dunmore, WV 24915 - Located on Route 92 South of Dunmore, WV & North of Frost, WV  


Fort Warwick Farms:
 guided tours and demonstrations, maple syrup tasting and sales
450 Fort Warwick Passage Green Bank, WV 24944- Just off of Route 92 near Green Bank, 1/2 mile south of the Dollar General Store. Turn at the Deer Creek Bridge beside the Church of God and follow the dirt road half a mile. 


Also, be sure to head to the Pocahontas County Opera House after your WV Maple Day fun for an evening of music and dance! 
February 23 - Opry Night 
7:30 p.m. - tickets = $10/person

March 16 - Bing Brothers Featuring Jake Krack
7:30 p.m. - tickets = $10/person
 


WV Maple Days - Lodging Specials 
February 23 & March 16, 2019:
Locust Hill Inn & Pub: Free entree with overnight stay! Entree will include a maple syrup special during these two weekends! Featuring Frostmore Farms maple syrup! Locust Hill Inn & Pub will be selling Frostmore Farms and Fort Warwick Farms maple syrup products as well.

Station 2: Choose from two different room specials - $77.28 for a single queen room or $99.68 for a double queen room (this includes taxes, breakfast & a small maple gift) Station 2 will be featuring Cassell's Sugar Shack maple syrup. 


WV Maple Days - Restaurant Specials February 23 & March 16: 

Last Run Restaurant: Breakfast (from 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.): Homemade pancakes served with fresh bacon and sausage as well as locally sourced maple syrup from Frostmore Farms.
Dinner (from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.): Pulled pork BBQ with assorted Frostmore Farms maple syrup sauces to choose from, along with assorted maple syrup desserts.


Dirtbean Cafe & Bike Shop: For breakfast, enjoy French Toast or pancakes with bacon and locally sourced maple syrup. Also, specialty maple lattes can be ordered on February 23 & March 16. 
For dinner, the Dirtbean will be offering maple glazed pork tenderloin with sweet potato casserole, roasted carrots and maple, brown butter skillet cornbread. Dessert will include: Maple orange pear crisp with vanilla ice cream or a glazed maple shortbread cookie. 


Station 2: All day, all you can eat breakfast featuring pancakes or buckwheat cakes served with locally sourced maple syrup from Cassell's Sugar Shack. 
(Free with overnight stay)
$5.95 (tax not included) 

Starlight Cafe: Maple syrup milkshakes, lattes and ice cream using Cassell's Sugar Shack.

Locust Hill Pub: Maple glazed ham with sides and assorted maple dessert featuring Frostmore Farms maple syrup.

Route 66 Sub & Sandwich Shop & Route 66 Outpost: Belgian waffles (all day breakfast), Maple glazed burgers with fries & maple fudge with or without nuts. Syrup provided by Frostmore Farms.

Snowshoe Mountain Resort: Maple snow candy served on the Junction Porch on March 16th at 2 p.m. Maple snow candy will be made with syrup provided by Frostmore Farms

Morning Glory Inn: Pancake breakfast served with Frostmore Farms syrup for guests who stay the weekend of March 16th. 

Durbin Lions Club: Pancakes, buckwheat cakes, sausage, sausage and gravy. Served at the Arbovale Community Center on March 30th from 4-6 p.m. Maple syrup provided by Frostmore Farms & Fort Warwick Farms. 

Pocahontas County FFA: Buckwheat pancake breakfast with FFA maple flavored sausage, Frostmore Farms maple syrup and coffee and juice at Dunmore Community Building on March 16th from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

* $7 for adults - $4 for children *

Locally Sourced Maple Syrup Provided By: 
Frostmore Farm 
Fort Warwick Farm
Cassell's Sugar Shack
Beverage's Maple Syrup

Locations where local maple syrup can be purchased:
Levels Depot - Hillsboro, WV
4th Avenue Gallery - Marlinton, WV
Last Run Restaurant - Cass, WV


With a rich local culture rooted in farming and agriculture, Pocahontas County, WV is the perfect destination to learn about regional food production, heritage based farm products, youth involvement with farming and how agricultural businesses diversify their operations in today’s ever changing economy. Farming is a way of life for a significant number of Pocahontas County residents. Small and large family farms throughout the county are still working-farms, raising cattle, sheep, goats, corn, hay and other commodities that support self-sustainability. Tourism is also a strong component to the county economy. Agritourism brings these two economic components together offering farming operations a way to diversify, and visitors a unique experience.  We invite you to meet the locals, enjoy our farming culture and take home authentic farm products.


AGRITOURISM ACTIVITIES: 

Farm Visits:
Will be open to the public.
Fort Warwick Farm: Just off Rt. 92 near Green Bank, 1/2 mile south of the Dollar General Store. Turn at the Deer Creek Bridge beside the Church of God and follow dirt road 1/2 mile. 
Tours are FREE and maple product sales available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Frostmore Farm: Located on Rt. 92 south of Dunmore, WV and north of Frost, WV. Open for FREE tours and maple product sales available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, mid-February through Mid-March. Offers a year-round roadside stand. 

Farmers Markets:

Beginning May 12 @ Marlinton's Mini Park - Every Saturday 8 a.m to noon
Beginning May 25 @ Linwood Library - Every Friday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Beginning May 30 @ Henry's Store in Green Bank - Every Wednesday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Maple Syrup Making farm visits will be open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM WV Maple Days on February 24, 2018 and March 17, 2018 at these farms:
Frostmore Farm, located on Rt. 92 south of Dunmore, WV and north of Frost, WV.  Offers a year round roadside stand.
Fort Warwick Farm, just off Rt. 92 near Green Bank, is located ½ mile south of the Dollar General Store. Turn at the Deer Creek Bridge beside the Church of God and follow dirt road ½ mile.   


Pick-Your-Own Farms:
Take shopping to a new level and pick your own produce! 
Frostmore Farms: Pick Your Own Blueberries - season approximately mid-June through mid-July. Pick Your Own Sweet Corn - season approximately late July through August. 
Pick Your Own Pumpkins - happening in September and October with a mini corn maze and (depending on a successful apple season) apple cider pressing and tasting! All located at 530 Greenbank Road, Arbovale, WV. Call 304-456-4331 for opening dates and picking schedule details. 


High Tunnel produce farming
 is a growing trend on small farms giving folks an efficient way to extend the produce growing season.  Learn more about High Tunnel production at these 
High Tunnel Tours:
Friday, April 27, 2018 Marlinton Middle Schoollocated 2 miles south of Marlinton on Rt. 219. Jarred fresh and refrigerated salsa and a variety of herb plants for sale. Open 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, September 28, 2018 
 Marlinton Middle School, located 2 miles south of Marlinton on Rt. 219. Gourds, seasonal squash soups and produce for sale.  Open 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
June – September  ‘First Friday’ Linwood high tunnel tours, farmer’s market, food and music at the 
Linwood Library located at intersection of Rt. 66 and Snowshoe Road at the base of Snowshoe Mountain. 

4-H and Future Farmers of America Livestock Show August 25, 2018  Meet the future farmers of our community and their livestock.  Pigs, cattle, sheep and goats are on site.  Held at the Marlinton Stockyards, located 1.5 miles north of Marlinton turn off Rt 219 on to Brush Country Road and then next right on  to King’s Cabin Road. Open 11 a.m. Show begins at noon. Sale begins at 7 p.m.


AGRITOURISM FESTIVALS:


Autumn Harvest Festival & West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off: Saturday, September 29, 2018 
Held in Marlinton, WV annually, the Autumn Harvest Festival & West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off is one of the region's most exciting events. In years past, Food Network, Travel Channel and Discovery Channel have all covered this wacky and wild festival! Craft and food vendors, art shows, biscuit bake-off and so much more! For more information on this event, click here to visit our events calendar. 

Huntersville Traditions Day: Saturday, October 6, 2018
This festival is held annually in Huntersville, WV, along Route 39 east of Marlinton. Old fashion applebutter making demonstrations, apple cider press demonstrations and more. 


*events are subject to change*


Contact Agritourism

Address

301 8th Street
Marlinton
West Virginia
24954

Phone

800.336.7009

Email

info@pocahontascountywv.com

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