Forest Farming Centers & Facilities

The ABFFC is housed at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA, but our partners span

the length and breadth of the Appalachians. This regional map is a comprehensive list of

our partners and their locations as well as facilities, training locations and places of interest 

to the forest farming community.

  Regional Map                                 Regional List

ABFFC Regional Map


Education, Training & Community Centers




Shaver's Creek @ Penn State

UPS Goldenseal Sanctuary


Western Mass Food Processing Center

Commercial kitchen, plus entrepreneurial and natural products opportunities

Appalachian Center for Economic Networks

Food and business incubator (Ohio)

Athens Business Incubator

Nelsonville Business Center and Food Hub



Warren Wilson College

The Yew Mountain Center


Eastern Carolina Food Ventures 

Incubator Kitchen (Warsaw, SC)

Blue Ridge Food Ventures

 – A natural product incubator – "11,000 square-foot shared use kitchen and natural products manufacturing facility". Supports product development, regulation navigation, marketing, equipment for bottling/packaging, etc. (Asheville, NC)

Piedmont Food and Ag Processing Center

 (Hillsborough, Eastern NC)

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