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New River-Greenbrier Valley

The New River-Greenbrier Valley travel region is one of the largest in West Virginia, and offers an array of activities for the adventurous traveler. Experiences range from the pulse-quickening rapids and rock climbing of the New River Gorge to leisurely afternoons spent picking your own flowers and produce. 

a pond with a wooden deck near a farm

Visit one of the local wineries, cideries and breweries, such as Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, Hawk Knob Cidery and Smooth Ambler Spirits, for a tasty libation and an even better story of seed to sip. Get a taste of West Virginia with a delicious farm-to-table dining experience at destinations like  Stardust Cafe. Enjoy a luxurious and relaxing stay at nearby resorts and farm stays, such as the Swift Level Farm.

For a complete guide of agritourism offerings in New River-Greenbrier Valley, download the Meet Me in the Mountain State New River-Greenbrier Valley travel guide.

Download our New River-Greenbrier Valley Guide

Wineries, Cideries, Distilleries & Breweries

Big Draft Brewing

Address: 687 Main Street E, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 I 304-915-2442

Big Draft Brewing is a purpose-driven, community-centered brewery where drinking beer is an event. Big Draft Brewing wants the brewery to be more than just a place that  cr afts and serves beer; it’s a place that brings people and the community together!

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Beer

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

Address: 862 Industrial Park Road A, Maxwelton, WV 24957 I 304-520-4669

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company has a passion for creating brews that go down smoothly and a beverage line that appeals to an array of craft brew drinkers. Located in Lewisburg, West Virginia, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company crafts beer inspired by West Virginia creatures and legends.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Beer Sampling

Hawk Knob Cidery

Address: 2245 Blue Sulphur Pike, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-520-5477

Hand-crafted cider is an Appalachian tradition, and Hawk Knob Cidery pays homage to the old-time cider crafters and their Appalachian roots. Opening in 2015 by owner Joshua Bennett, Hawk Knob became West Virginia's first cidery. Stop by and enjoy a sip and some live music, if you’re lucky.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Farm-to-Table, Ciders, Entertainment

Smooth Ambler

Address: 745 Industrial Park Road, Maxwelton, WV 24957 I 304-497-3123

At Smooth Ambler, tradition isn’t the recipe they follow. Set out to create a source of pride for West Virginians everywhere (and some award-winning whiskey), Smooth Ambler Distillery provides a prideful environment to taste whiskey, make new friends, and embrace the best of everything around us.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Distillery Tours, Whiskey Tasting


Blue Meadow Llamas

Address: 3815 Big Draft Road, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 I 304-520-8414

Blue Meadow Farm is found in the Greenbrier Valley, surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains. Blue Meadow Llamas, also known as Blue Meadow Farm, offers educational tours and a chance to meet the Llamas on the land.

Season: Spring-Fall
Services Provided: Tours, Animals


Caring Acers Farm

Address: 1103 Sky King Drive, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 I 941-735-2119

Caring Acres Farm is a third-generation, 340-acre cattle farm that partakes in cattle farming the old-fashioned way - natural, simple, and relaxed. Their goal is to provide the highest quality beef at affordable prices. Depending on the season, the farm offers visitors to feed the calves, pick eggs, and meet the goats on the land.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale


Daniels Maple Farm

Address: 1747 Morris Branch Road, Meadow Bridge, WV I 304-575-7266

Daniel’s Maple Syrup is a family business owned by Brandon and Danielle Daniels. Brandon started making syrup in his teens and has kept the tradition alive for over 25 years! Daniel’s has 2,500 sugar maple taps to create gallons of organic, all-natural syrup each year. You can find the famous maple syrup at multiple locations in the region!

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Syrup Products


Greenbrier Bee Farm

Contact: 204-646-8589

What began as a hobby in 2007 turned into an obsession with honeybees, which has caused Greenbrier Bees to have 25 hives, each producing about 80 pounds of honey each year. Greenbrier Bee Farm’s hives live on organic flower farms in multiple bee yards spanning between Frankford and Mingo, WV. Hive locations are carefully selected, ensuring no pesticides, germicides, herbicides, fungicides, or any other chemicals used where the bees are kept. Greenbrier Bee Farm honey is available for purchase at select locations throughout the region.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale

Lewisburg Lanterns

Address: 3401 Jefferson Street N Lewisburg, WV 24901

Lewisburg Lanterns offers a U-pick farm and other activities in the fall season, including the opportunity for you to pick your own pumpkins right from their pumpkin patch!

Season: Fall
Services: U-Pick


Mountain Top Farms

Address: 2413 Butler Mountain Road, Renick, WV I 304-497-2081

Mountain Top Farm provides a day for those who stop by to pick their seasonal blueberries, black raspberries, red raspberries, and blackberries during the summer and pumpkin picking in the fall. Stop by for a day of fun!

Season: Summer-Fall
Services Provided: U-Pick


Sunset Berry Farm

Address: 791 Sunset School Road, Alderson, WV 24910 I 304-646-3784

Sunset Berry Farm was established by Kent and Jennifer Gilkerson in 2010 with 500 strawberry plants. It has now grown to 50,000 plants and an expected yield of 50,000 pounds per season! Sunset Berry Farm has something for everybody, from U-pick farms to outside games and rides. The Gilkersons are lifelong farmers eager to share their crops and knowledge with everyone who stops by the farm.

Season: Summer-Fall
Services Provided: U-Pick, Direct Sale, Outdoor Activities


Sunshine Farm and Gardens

Address: 696 Glicks Road, Renick, WV 24966 I 304-497-2208

Sunshine Farms and Gardens is a 60-acre mountaintop garden at about 3000 feet in the Greenbrier Valley. The farm and garden grow over 10,000 different kinds of plants that are available for retail and wholesale. Barry Glick offers vast knowledge on all plants to those who visit.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Plants, Gardening


Swift Level Fine Meats

Address: 836 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-645-1020

Swift Level practices thoughtful and knowledgeable animal care and land management and is chemical, pesticide, and herbicide-free, which means their animals are too! Each piece of meat is carefully processed, hand-cut, and trimmed. They are always looking for flavors and methods to serve the best product possible, so when you stop in, let them know what you desire, and they will do their best to obtain it.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Meat Sales


West Farm

Address: 2824 Carroll Hill Road, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-647-8195

West Farm Flowers is located in the hills of southeastern West Virginia and was established in 1992 by Pam and Kirk West. The couple, who come from generations of farmers, has dedicated years to their love of livestock and land. By using sustainable growing methods, they provide flowers, produce, strawberries, and livestock animals. At West Farm, the goal is to keep plants and animals healthy and land sustainable for future generations.

Season: Summer-Fall
Services Provided: Direct Sale (plants, produce, livestock)


White Oak Blueberry Farm

Address: 1700 Brownstown Road, Renick, WV 24966 I 304-497-3577

White Oak Farm is owned and operated by Max and Anne Robinson and was established when they planted their first blueberries in the fall of 1993. In addition to raising blueberries, they raise and grow much of their own food with some extras to sell, including milk cows, beef cows, sheep, vegetables, fruits and chickens.

Season: Summer, Fall
Services Provided: U-Pick, Produce 

Local Shops

Bella The Corner Gourmet

Address: 1017 Washington Street E, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-520-4921

In 2010, Bella brought a touch of gourmet to the Greenbrier Valley. The goal of Bella, The Corner Gourmet, is to create happy customers and keep the joy in every person’s day who visits the shop. From an array of kitchen gadgets to locally grown foods and goods, Bella’s offers something for those visiting downtown Lewisburg.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Local Goods


Edith’s Health and Specialty Store

Address: 1035 Washington Street E, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-645-7998

Serving the Greenbrier Valley since 1986, Edith’s Health and Specialty Store is committed to providing the community with the best health food and supplements on the market. At Edith's, it is believed that food should be wholesome, nutritious, and real. The shop supports this belief by offering organic and locally sourced ingredients and products.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Local Goods, Health Products


Sweet Cedar & Company

Address: 975 Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 347-450-7837

Sweet Cedar & Company owners, Erin and Sophie, are a mother-daughter duo who are passionate about all things self-care. Erin is the main manufacturer, and Sophie oversees marketing, shipping, and running the Lewisburg location. The ingredients are all locally sourced and produced, so stop in for some all-natural, local products!

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale


Stardust Cafe

Address:  1023 Washington Street E, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-647-3663

Stardust Cafe focuses on using organic, locally grown, and harvested products. From the paper in their to-go cups to their locally sourced foods, Stardust Cafe’s mission is to show love to the planet and each other. Since opening on Valentine’s Day in 2005, Stardust Cafe has served the highest quality food and has been a community staple ever since.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Farm-to-Table


The Dish Cafe

Address: 1466 Ritter Drive, Daniels, WV 25832 I 304-763-2366

The Dish Cafe offers healthy food choices to a community that has discovered the importance and health benefits of natural and whole ingredients. Their beef is sourced from the local Swift Level Farm, whose steers are farm-raised and fed on an all-grass diet.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Farm-to-Table, Direct Sale

The Livery Tavern

Address: 1134 Washington Street E, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-645-9836

The Livery Tavern takes on a farm-to-table approach in their 19th-century-inspired bar and restaurant, creating meals with locally sourced meat and produce. Whether you're looking for a cocktail or a dinner with family and friends, The Livery Tavern welcomes you.

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Direct Sale, Farm-to-Table, Drink and Food


Swift Level Farms

Address: 269 Herns Mill Road, Lewisburg, WV 24901 I 304-661-6777

Swift Level Farm is a 151-acre family farm located right outside of Lewisburg, WV. Swift Level offers for you and guests to stay with them in lodging located right on the farm. Each room offers a private area and amazing views of the farm and valley. There are also chances to visit the farm for seasonal activities and programs. Whether you’re just visiting for the day or staying overnight, Swift Level Farm is bound to give you a unique experience you won’t forget!

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Lodging, Farm-to-Table

WV Glamping Domes

Address: 669 Rookstool Road, Alderson, WV 24910 I 304-969-4303

WV Glamping Domes offers the opportunity for “glamorous camping” in the heart of the Greenbrier Valley. Situated on a large stream of 65 acres near the New River Gorge National Park, WV Glamping offers an immersive experience including kayaking, paddle boarding, nature walks, and seasonal farm-to-table meals. WV Glamping Domes are what great experiences are made of!

Season: Year-round
Services Provided: Lodging, Farm-to-Table 

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