Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit


 
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Founders Inn • 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Welcome to the Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit website. The summit brings together more than 100 urban farmers, gardeners, foodies, ag-tivists, policy makers and government leaders for three days of networking and learning about one of agriculture’s fastest growing sectors.

We’re excited to announce that this year’s event will be held at the Founders Inn and Spa, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton, in Virginia Beach. We believe the Founders Inn is the perfect location for this year’s event because it features: 

  1. Low $99/night room rates and free parking (Registering for this event does not include a room at the Founders Inn. In order to reserve a room at the discounted rate of $99/night, you must make your room reservation by midnight, March 24, 2019.)

  2. Easy to reach, located immediately off I-64

  3. Meals prepared by an award-winning chef that feature a menu sourcing the freshest meats, seafood, and seasonal fruits and vegetables from local and regional artisan providers

  4. One of the most advanced meeting and conference facilities in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region 

  5. Numerous initiatives that reduce its environmental impact through participation in the Virginia Green Lodging program led by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Learn more.

Registration: $150 per person (REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 150 REGISTRANTS)

Includes

  1. Two buffet lunches, two continental breakfast, a networking dinner reception, and continuous food and drink refreshments throughout much of the summit, prepared by an award-winning chef who features a menu sourcing the freshest meats, seafood, and seasonal fruits and vegetables from local and regional artisan providers

  2. Access to all presentations and exhibits Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

  3. Free parking and wifi

  4. One of the most advanced meeting and conference facilities in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region

  5. Discounted room rates at the Founders Inn & Spa ($99/night)

  6.  Your choice of one of three educational bus tours*

*Note: There is an extra $25 fee for the Chesapeake bus tour to cover the cost of tastings, tour and souvenir beer glass at Back Bay Farmhouse Brewing Company.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Mollie Klein (mklein@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-5960 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

 
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