Are you living your country life to the fullest?

This event is for homesteading families, hobby farmers, backyard gardeners, rural landowners, weekend rural enthusiasts, and others looking for ways to live sustainable and self-sufficient lives.

This family-friendly event will bring together a community of like-minded individuals for two days packed with valuable information, homesteading education, and entertainment.

Some things you can look forward to:
Informative Guest Speakers
Vendors (all relevant to homesteading, gardening, farming, and living our best country life)
Workshops that will inform and excite
Demonstrations you won't want to miss
Live Music to get your toes tapping
Door Prizes Galore
Augusta Expo`
277 Expo Road, Fishersville VA 22939
Date & Time
March 18 & 19, 2023 Doors open at 9:00AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Adult ticket
$15 per day
Kid ticket (4-12)
$10 per day
3 and Under

Tickets can be pre-purchased online or purchased at the door

Check out the awesome line-up we have scheduled !

Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th
Doors Open at 9am - Presentations Start at 10am

*Presentation Schedule Subject to Change
Speakers / Presenters
Check out this exciting lineup of presenters.  For more information each of the presenters you can click on any of the photos to see full bios: 
Emily Heizer Hall
Razzbourne Farms
Topics - Goats and Goat Cheese
Kevin Blackburn
Leeson Strategic
Topics - First Aid and Survival Preparedness
Cowboy Church
Pastor Ray Bell
Sunday morning's praise and worship
Becky Gartner
Virginia Extension Cooperative
Topic - Food Preservation Basics
Caitlin Walls
Happy Humblestead
Topics - Quail and Meat Rabbits
Ryan Duckett
Virginia Composting Council
Topic - Compost
Steven Hart
Hart-Land Farm
Topics - Keeping a Family Milk Cow and Let's Buy Some Land and Start a Farm
Dennis Harvey
DoubleTap Shooting Supply
Topics - Firearm Selection and Safety
Kristin Shawver Forsyth
Home Baker
Topic - Basics of Sourdough Bread
Bill Gartner
Shenandoah Bee Supply and Green Acres Apiary
Topic - Beginner Beekeeping
Rick Williams
Rockingham Insurance
Topic - Homestead Insurance Needs
Mindy Lipinski
Revercomb Farms
Topics - Raising Pastured Pigs and Chicken Processing
Krystal McHenka
Whispering Meadows Alpaca
Topic - All About Alpacas
Extension Master Gardeners
C.S.V. Master Gardener Assoc.
Topics - Seed Starting and Best Practices Raising Vegetable
Ken Moore
Jeremy-N-Friends Animal Rescue
Topic - Barn Cats for Pest Control
Josh Marks
Topic - Solar for the Homestead
Information Coming Soon

What are your interests?
Are you new to Country Living?
Thinking about Homesteading?
Or have you been doing this all your life?

No matter what your answer - we've got something for you.

KidZone Sponsored by Ulrich
The Virginia Country Living Festival is a family-friendly event.  We have lots of activities for the kids and also kid-friendly presentations.  
*some activities are an extra fee
Take a ride on the Cactus Joe Choo Choo.
Pick out a new friend to stuff and take home.
Stop by and visit some adorable and friendly animals in the petting zoo.
Go for a gallop with Dixie Pony Rides
Bounce and Slide
Additional Kid Zone activities coming soon !
Food Trucks
While at the festival you can enjoy some delicious food from these food trucks.
Dad Bod BBQ
Pulled Pork BBQ
Cousins Maine Lobster

Lobster Rolls
Lobster Tail and Tots
Lobster Grilled Cheese
Lobster Tacos
Lobster Quesadilla
Abundant Life Kitchen

Abundant Life Kitchen specializes in gluten free and vegan foods for all day ranging from breakfast to dessert!
Along with our awesome presenters and vendors we are setting aside an area to incorporate a Farmer’s Market.
Want to be a Vendor at the Festival?
Follow the links below for additional information for vendors:
 Join us on March 18 and 19, 2023 
We look forward to hosting you!

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