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
Kidzone
Location
Augusta Expo`
277 Expo Road, Fishersville VA 22939
Date & Time
March 18 & 19, 2023 Gates open at 9:00AM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

​​​​Cost
Adult ticket
$15 per day
Kid ticket (4-12)
$10 per day
3 and Under
Free
Schedule
Saturday     Gates open at 9:00 am
                    10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday       Gates open at 9:00 am
                    10:00am - 6:00pm

*Additional schedule information will be posted as it is available.
Speakers / Presenters
Check out this exciting lineup of presenters.  You can read the bios of each presenter by clicking on any of the photos.
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
American Milking Devons
Topics - How Not to Buy a Problem Farm and The Family Milk Cow
Dennis Harvey
Doubletap Shooting Supply
Firearm Selection and Safety
Kristin Shawver Forsyth
Home Baker
Topics - 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
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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.

Chickens, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Bees, and more
Gardening, Vegetables, Herbs, Orcharding, Mushrooms and more
Food preservation, Canning, Dehydrating, Pickling, and more
Wool/Yarn, Candle Making, Sewing, Soap Making, and more
Protecting your Homestead, First Aid, Firearm Safety, Predators, Liability, and more

Check back for more information on the schedule of events

KidZone
Full schedule of KidZone activities will be available soon.

KidZone activities will include:
Crafts
Kid-Friendly Workshops
Storytime
Movie Time (with popcorn of course)
Food Trucks
While at the festival you can enjoy some delicious food from these food trucks.
Dad Bod BBQ
Hamburgers
Hotdogs
Pulled Pork BBQ
Cousins Maine Lobster

Lobster Rolls
Lobster Tail and Tots
Lobster Grilled Cheese
Lobster Tacos
Lobster Quesadilla
Messy Bun Bites

Mini Donuts
Hot Chocolate
Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Farmer's Market
Along with our awesome presenters and vendors we are setting aside an area to incorporate a Farmer’s Market.  Space is limited, so contact us today to reserve your spot.  

This area is for farm/homestead produced items only.  NO RESALE OF ANY PRODUCT IS ALLOWED in the Farmer's Market area.  
Vendor and Presenter Information
Follow the links below for additional information for vendors and presenters
 Join us on March 18 and 19, 2023 
We look forward to hosting you!

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