Check Out What’s Fresh

We’ve got a lot growing on in the Shenandoah Valley.  Here you’ll find the latest news, announcements and happenings on the Fields of Gold Farm Trail.

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 www.bigfishcider.com/A micro cidery in Moneterey, VA making cider with traditional apples, traditional techniques and a completely […]

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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 Inn, posting about their delicious sounding pancakes. Homemade Pumpkin Pancakes: […]

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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 & scarves make their debut, favorite soup recipes get pulled out, […]

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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 not so glamorous production side.   Ava and Parker did a […]

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Fast & Fresh Farmers Market Recipes

So, you are trying to enjoy the last of summers bounty while it lasts? Maybe you have grown tired of the same old recipes? Here are some genius ways to make the most of summers finest goodies! Roasted Asparagus with Egg and Tomato 1 pound thin asparagus, woody ends trimmed 1/2 cup cherry or grape […]

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Farm to You Snacks & Lunches for Back to School

It is that time of year again! Summer is on its way out and fall is preparing to make its debut as the kids head back to school. The days start to fall once more into a more predictable routine. For many families this time of year can be a welcome change. It can come […]

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A Toast to our Craft Breweries!

August is craft beer month in Virginia and we are taking the time to toast all of the talented craft breweries located on the Farm Trail. The craft beer scene has exploded in the Shenandoah Valley!  If you are looking for a farm brewery with a mountain view or a tasting room in the heart […]

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Stay Cool on the Farm Trail

  Summer is in full swing on the Farm Trail! With the warm temps most of the  flowers, herbs, veggies and fruits are in full bloom. This means that the eats are at their best! Farm groceries and farmers markets are bursting at the seams with edible ripe deliciousness and Chefs at our farm to […]

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The Farm Trail Just Gets Better Everyday!

      Four amazing new venues have recently joined the Fields of Gold Farm Trail and we couldn’t be happier to have them! Meet Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast Suites, a magical place to get away! This a 38-acre countryside Bed & Breakfast retreat located midway between the Shenandoah Valley cities of Staunton and Lexington […]

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Nature’s Candy

    It is June and berry picking on the Farm Trail is in full swing! All this month, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries are in season in Virginia. To find a full listing of berry farms go the the Meet the Locals page of our website and keyword search “berries” or “berry”. You can also […]

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