• Securing our county's rural vision.

                  • Enhancing our agricultural sector.

                  • Advocating for right-sized transportation solutions.

Shenandoah County Farm Guide is here!
 New guide highlights local bounty.

Profiling the county's deep farming traditions, Shenandoah Forum's NEW local agriculture and farm guide showcases the remarkable food products and services available to county residents and visitors.


With the theme "Enjoy Our County's Bounty," the guide lists farmers' markets, farm stands, growers, meat producers, wineries and farms selling hay, wood and variety of other farm-related products.


To view or download the Shenandoah Grown Farm Guide


Following the release of the printed guide, the Forum plans to develop an online listing.

Stay Tuned ... GW Forest Management Plan Release

Look for our email alert as soon as U.S. Forest Service releases the final George Washington National Forest management plan.


We will let you know whether federal officials listened to local requests for a ban on shale gas fracking to protect the forest's integrity and natural resources.


For background on GW National Forest management plan.

Forum Presented Scholarship to Three Shenandoah Graduates 

Three Shenandoah County high school students received the Forum's first scholarship awards. The Forum's scholarship is awarded to a student who intends to pursue higher education in a field supporting the Forum's mission to preserve and enhance Shenandoah County's rural, agricultural heritage.
The Forum Board of Directors congratulates the following:
  • Strasburg graduate - Kathryn Flynn
  • Central graduate - Hailey Shoemaker
  • Stonewall graduate - Christopher Delaughter
Supporting Shenandoah County's rural agricultural character.