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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 Saturday, February 22 & Saturday, March 21, 2020 for Mountain State Maple Days Weekend in Pocahontas County, WV!  

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


With rampant spread of COVID-19, and in the effort to protect partners, staff & guests, the Saturday, March 21, 2020 Maple Day event has been cancelled

Folks can still stop by Frostmore Farms roadside stand to purchase maple based goods

Sugar Camp Tours for Saturday, March 21 are cancelled

Maple Days Special Dining Menus: 
Head to these dining locations for special menu options featuring local maple syrup. 

Station 2 Restaurant - Durbin, WV: Saturday, Febuary 22 & Saturday March 21
All day maple breakfast. All you can eat pancakes or buckwheat cakes. 

Maple Syrup provided by Cassell's Sugar Shack.

Last Run Restaurant, Cass, WV: Saturday, February, 22 & Saturday, March 21 
8-11 a.m.: All you can eat pancakes or buckwheat cakes ~ served with maple syrup, sausage, bacon & drink. 
11-closing: Maple-mustard chicken club, side salad with maple vinaigrette, & drink. 


The Soda Fountain will feature maple milkshakes, maple nut goodie milkshakes, wet maple nut sundaes, maple baked goods & more. 

Maple Syrup provided by Frostmore Farm.

Starlight Cafe, Green Bank Observatory: Saturday, February 22 & Saturday, March 21
Offering maple cappuccinos & maple milkshakes.

Maple Syrup provided by Cassell's Sugar Shack.


Special Lodging Packages: 
Station 2 Lodge, Durbin, WV: (304)456-4509
1-night stay for 2 Queen Beds is $99.68. This includes taxes, breakfast & a small maple gift
1-night stay, for 1 Queen Bed is $77.28. This includes taxes, breakfast & a small maple gift. 

Jerico Bed & Breakfast & Log Cabins, Marlinton, WV: (304)799-6241 
Book your room for either weekend by February 1st and receive an Early Bird Maple Days discount for your overnight stay Saturday, February 22! Book your room by March 1st and receive an Early Bird Maple Days discount for the weekend of March 21st. 

Locust Hill Inn, Marlinton, WV: (304)799-5471
Two-night stay, second night 50% off. Inn only, excludes the cabin. Guests will be treated to a full breakfast including local maple syrup. 


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, Leatherbark Ford Gallery & Cass Company Store - Cass, WV
Green Bank Arts Center - Green Bank, 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


AGRITOURISM FESTIVALS:


Autumn Harvest Festival & West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off: Saturday, September 26, 2020
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 2-3, 2020
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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