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Seaside Hops Field Day

  • 14304 Seaside Road Machipongo, VA, 23405 United States (map)
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Seaside Hops Field Day

JULY 1, 2019
10AM-3PM

Seaside Hops
14304 Seaside Rd • Machipongo, VA

This event is free and open to the public.

VSU Small Farm Outreach Program will host a hops field day at Seaside Hops in Northampton County on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

Mr. Dixon Leatherbury, owner of Seaside Hops, is a hops grower and current Chair of the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative (ODHC). He has also designed and fabricated a number of innovative implements including a hops harvester. 

Field day participants will visit the hop yard and learn about the opportunities and challenges of growing hops. They will also get an update on on-farm research conducted by VSU Agricultural Research at Seaside Hops and see some of the equipment in use at the hop yard


For more information, contact Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 or tporter@vsu.edu or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (smallfarm@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.





Earlier Event: June 26
Farm Tour at Browntown Farms
Later Event: July 9
Pond Management