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Baked Goods

Blue Spring Run Farm

For John and Debrena Gordon, farming was a practical decision. They began growing, baking, and preserving to put food on the table and feed their then young daughters. As their daughters Continue Reading →

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Bruce’s Syrup and Candies

Like many of the area’s maple syrup producers, Bruce began making syrup as a young child from trees tapped by his family for generations. Early on, his uncle told him Continue Reading →

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Fane’s Farm

 Fane and Sandy Irvine are as down to earth as they come. They’ve been farming throughout their lives on their farm, Fane’s home-place, less than 7 miles from Marlinton, West Continue Reading →

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Pillow Farm

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Pillow Farm has been family owned and operated in some capacity since the 1950’s. Owners Chezley and Nicholas Pillow, with Continue Reading →

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Sugar Tree Country Store

Glenn Heatwole was a dairy farmer in the Shenandoah Valley, but by the early 2000s, he was ready to get out of the dairy business. When the family discovered Highland Continue Reading →

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Jams, Jellies, Preserves

Blue Spring Run Farm

For John and Debrena Gordon, farming was a practical decision. They began growing, baking, and preserving to put food on the table and feed their then young daughters. As their daughters Continue Reading →

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Bruce’s Syrup and Candies

Like many of the area’s maple syrup producers, Bruce began making syrup as a young child from trees tapped by his family for generations. Early on, his uncle told him Continue Reading →

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Duff’s Sugar House

For Tim and Terry Duff, farming is about preserving an important tradition. At Duff’s Sugar House at Fair Lawn Farm, they use sugaring techniques dating back as far as the Continue Reading →

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Laurel Fork Sapsuckers

On the top of Allegheny Mountain, Laurel Fork Sapsuckers is the highest commercial sugar camp in Highland County. The property has been in the family for four generations. When Ronnie Continue Reading →

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Sugar Tree Country Store

Glenn Heatwole was a dairy farmer in the Shenandoah Valley, but by the early 2000s, he was ready to get out of the dairy business. When the family discovered Highland Continue Reading →

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Maple Syrup

Back Creek Farms

Back Creek Farms is a family tradition located three miles up Upper Back Creek Road from Route 84. Pat Lowry’s roots run deep in this valley. His family’s gravestones in a Continue Reading →

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Bruce’s Syrup and Candies

Like many of the area’s maple syrup producers, Bruce began making syrup as a young child from trees tapped by his family for generations. Early on, his uncle told him Continue Reading →

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Duff’s Sugar House

For Tim and Terry Duff, farming is about preserving an important tradition. At Duff’s Sugar House at Fair Lawn Farm, they use sugaring techniques dating back as far as the Continue Reading →

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Highland Hills Farm

Highland Hills Farm is located in the beautiful Blue Grass Valley near Hightown, Virginia. The family farm is four generations old and today, cousins Scott Smith and Paxton Grant keep Continue Reading →

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Laurel Fork Sapsuckers

On the top of Allegheny Mountain, Laurel Fork Sapsuckers is the highest commercial sugar camp in Highland County. The property has been in the family for four generations. When Ronnie Continue Reading →

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Maple Mountain Farm

Scott and Lindsey Hayes always loved gardening, but their interest turned to passion, and profession, when they faced the challenge of getting healthy organic food for their family. Living in Continue Reading →

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Puffenbarger’s Farm

Farming in Highland runs deep with Doug and Terri Puffenbarger – the family has been farming in the area for three generations. “It’s our way of life,” Doug Puffenbarger says. When Continue Reading →

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Puffenbarger’s Sugar Orchard

Puffenbarger’s Sugar Orchard has been in continuous operation for over 100 years.  Ivan Puffenbarger started helping his father when he was too little to do much. His father tied him Continue Reading →

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Rexrode’s Sugar Orchard

The Rexrode’s have been making maple syrup in the Blue Grass Valley for as long as anyone in the family can remember. “There was always a sugar camp there,” Everett Continue Reading →

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Sugar Tree Country Store

Glenn Heatwole was a dairy farmer in the Shenandoah Valley, but by the early 2000s, he was ready to get out of the dairy business. When the family discovered Highland Continue Reading →

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Honey

Church Hill Produce

Michael Sponaugle grew up on the family cattle farm. When asked how long he’s been farming he laughs, “All my life. It’s all I’ve ever known.”  While helping the 4-H Continue Reading →

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Meadow’s Pride Farm

Meadow’s Pride Farm, owned and operated by Jon and Patricia Donaldson and their family, is located just outside the town of Monterey, Virginia. They specialize in all natural lamb products. Continue Reading →

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Sauces & Marinades

Ginseng Mountain Farm & Store

Ginseng Mountain Farm is located along the South Branch of the Potomac River, 6 miles north of Monterey and is owned by SKE and Debora Ellington.  After discovering Highland County Continue Reading →

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