Blue Ridge Sprouts: Activities
A Food Festival for Foodies and Families!
Saturday, November 6th, 2021 (11:30 – 5 pm)
West Oaks Farm Market – Winchester, VA
More than just a food festival, Blue Ridge Sprouts embraces the power of food to enrich a community. Come out and celebrate Shenandoah agriculture heritage, “real food” and a celebration of our robust lifestyle!
View Our List of Activities!
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Activities – “Eating Stuff”
Scavenger Hunt: Take a trip around West Oaks to complete the Chick-fil-A Scavenger Hunt! During the Hunt you will learn how Chick-fil-A keeps health and nutrition top of mind when it comes to food preparation! – Presented by Chick-fil-A Pleasant Valley & Rutherfords Crossing
Lemon Squeeze: Presented by Chick-fil-A Pleasant Valley & Rutherfords Crossing
Cider Press: Watch Cider being pressed right in front of you and then purchase a quart to take home! – Presented by Mackintosh Fruit Farm
Nutritional Coach: Presented by Stacie Haaga
Activities – “Growing Stuff”
“Underground Classroom”: Ever wonder what it looks like to live underground? Stop by the Underground Classroom and discover the world beneath your feet!
Hayride around the Orchard: Take a ride around the orchard at West Oaks and learn from the farmer! – Presented by West Oaks Farm Market
All About Micro-greens: A micro-green/lettuce/pea could seeds at different stages of growth. Plant your own micro-greens to take home. Presented by a Farm Less Ordinary
Corn Maze: Can you find your way through the famous West Oaks Corn Maze? – Presented by West Oaks Farm Market
Composting and Worm Zoo: Learn all about how to start composting and then experience a worm zoo. Presented by Sustainability Matters
Food Artisans – From honey, preserves, pickling and to great sauces, and more.
Activities – “Doing Stuff”
Vintage Selfie Booth: Presented By Skyline Paintball / Clementine Vintage
Making a Fairy Garden: Make your own fairy garden. The small ones are FREE but you can buy a larger one too. Presented By Massanutten Resort
Storytelling: Hear from our friends at Handley Regional Library as well as visiting guest authors.
Root to Table Career Discovery Match Game: Explore careers in culinary and agriculture. Can you match the job title to the description? Win prizes! Presented by F&M Bank
Be All You Can Be: Would you be able to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test? Take and test your physical skills with the U.S. Army!
Other Participating Vendors
Green Gables Farm
Plan your weekend around this great destination
Taste of Blue Ridge has a line up of award-winning hotel and resort partners here in the Shenandoah Valley. Many partners are offering packages as well as shuttles to the event. Itinerary ideas are listed for each lodging location so you can plan a weekend around this Root to Table Family Food Festival. Winchester, VA is just over an hour from Dulles International Airport and an hour from Washington DC.
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