Promote Your Rural Business on the Loudoun Spring Farm Tour

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With another growing season on the horizon, the Loudoun Spring Farm Tour, on the weekend of May 16-17, is the perfect way to promote your farm or rural business.

Whether your farm or rural business sells directly to consumers or supplies products for bulk buyers, then the Loudoun Farm Tour provides a great opportunity to connect with future customers.

The deadline for Loudoun businesses to apply to have their products included in this year’s farm tour is Monday, March 23, 2020. To apply, fill out the online form at

“Most Loudoun County farms are family-owned and operated small businesses. This is an opportunity to take the public behind the scenes of your #LoudounPossible operations, forge relationships and generate sales,” said Loudoun Economic Development’s Executive Director Buddy Rizer. “This is a no-cost way to get your message in front of thousands of consumers from around the region.”

Last year’s Spring Farm Tour attracted nearly 100 participating rural businesses, including traditional commodity farms, agritainment and agritourism businesses, craft beverage makers, community supported agriculture fans, farmers markets and stands, farm-to-table businesses and more.

According to the most recent national farm census, Loudoun farms produce more grapes, more hops and more honey than any other county in Virginia.

Loudoun also leads the Commonwealth in alpacas and llamas, and has the most farmers who identify as women, Latinx, Hispanic, Asian or military veterans.

Farm tour locations will be promoted on, social media, public libraries and other public buildings around the county, and through signage near participating farms.

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